Join us from Toronto for the second episode of The Ismaili Update: The Living Sea - Fragile Beauty, featuring exclusive clips from Prince Hussain and Princess Fareen’s visit to the Aga Khan Museum; the Ismaili Centre, Toronto; and the University of Waterloo.
Celebrate Prince Hussain and Princess Farheen's visit to Canada with a special episode of Friday Night Reflections. Host Ziyana Vasaya begins in Calgary and ends in Toronto, with a stop in Waterloo. The episode recaps events of the past week and reflects on some of the critical themes emerging from Prince Hussain’s captivating underwater photography exhibition, The Living Sea - Fragile Beauty.
"دکتر فرهاد دفتری پس از 34 سال خدمت در سمتهای مختلف، از جمله بهعنوان مدیر موسسهی مطالعات اسماعیلی، از سمتهای مدیریتی خود کنارهگیری کرد. مولانا حاضرامام دکتر دفتری را به عنوان عضو هیات امنا و مدیر بازنشستهی موسسهی مطالعات اسماعیلی منصوب کرد. همچنین به پاس قدردانی از چند دهه خدمات او، در مراسم بزرگداشتی توسط شاهزاده رحیم از سوی مولانا حاضر امام، بورسیه دکتری موسسه به عنوان بورسیه تحصیلی فرهاد دفتری نامگذاری شد. با ما در این گفتگو با دکتر فرهاد دفتری همراه باشید.// Пас аз 34 соли хизмат дар мақомҳои мухталиф, аз ҷумла ахиран ба ҳайси директори Институти Мутолиоти Исмоилӣ, доктор Фарҳод Дафтарӣ аз мақомҳои роҳбарӣ истеъфо дод. Мавлоно Ҳазар Имом доктор Дафтариро узви Шӯрои Мудирони Институти Мутолиаи Исмоилӣ ва Мудири Фахрӣ таъин кард. Ҳамчунин, ба ифтихори хизматҳои чандинсолаи ӯ дар чорабинии ёдбуд, Шоҳзода Раҳим Оғохон стипендияи доктории Институти Мутолиаи Исмоилиро ҳамчун стипендияи Фарҳоди Дафтарӣ эълон кард. Бо мо бо ин мусоҳиба бо доктор Фарҳоди Дафтарӣ ҳамроҳ шавед.// After 34 years of service in various positions, including most recently as Director of the IIS, Dr. Farhad Daftary stepped down from his management positions. Mawlana Hazar Imam appointed Dr. Daftary as a Member of the IIS Board of Governors and Director Emeritus, and in appreciation of his many years of service, at a commemoration event, Prince Rahim Aga Khan announced that the IIS Doctoral Scholarship was renamed to the Farhad Daftary Scholarship. Join us for this interview with Dr. Farhad Daftary."
Dr. Samantha Green, Afzal Sovani, Jon Lomow, and Rehana Rajabali discuss the impact of climate change as seen from the lens of health, agriculture, and infrastructure. This program was held on April 26, 2023, at the Ismaili Centre Toronto and was presented in partnership with the Aga Khan Museum and Aga Khan Park.
The fourth and final episode of The Ismaili Update: East Africa features highlights from the commencement ceremony of the Aga Khan University campus in #Kampala,#Uganda. At the event, Princess Zahra and the First Lady of Uganda expressed their hopes for what the ambitious project will mean for the lives of people in East Africa.
The Pearl of Africa for episode three of The Ismaili Update: East Africa. Host Mohsina Pirani takes us behind-the-scenes ahead of tomorrow’s commencement ceremony for the upcoming Aga Khan University campus in Kampala, Uganda.
The Ismaili Update with exclusive coverage of the inauguration of the Aga Khan Polyclinic in Stone Town #Zanzibar. This episode features the opening ceremony of the ultra-modern health clinic along with speeches from Princess Zahra and First Lady of Zanzibar, Her Excellency Mariam Mwinyi.
AgaKhan Polyclinic. In this episode, host Shamya Jaffer walks through the narrow streets of Stone Town with Dr Farouk Topan, who shares the story of the city’s Old #Dispensary and recounts the history of the Jamat in this part of the world.
The Ismaili sounds pleased to present Musarrat e Navroz performed by Taufiq Karmali. The song’s lyrics offer felicitations on the joyous occasion of Navroz — the first day of spring and the start of a new year.
The Ismaili sounds pleased to present Suhana Roz by a group of music artists from Pakistan. The song highlights how the occasion of Navroz gladdens our hearts with hopes of prosperity and rejuvenation.
On the occasion of Laylat al-Qadr, The Ismaili is pleased to present a rendition of the Hamd "Allah Hu," performed by Fitoor. Originally popularised by Qari Waheed Zafar Qasmi, this devotional composition in Arabic and Urdu expresses reverence and admiration for Allah and Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him and his family).
Dr. Gijs Walraven, Director for Health at AKDN, recounts the history of the Aga Khan Health Services (AKHS) and its work to improve healthcare in developing populations and explains how its principles are put into practice. "In Conversation" is a collection of hosted interviews produced especially for The Ismaili TV. AKD-045
Perpetuity Podcasts, in association with The Aga Khan Economic Planning Board and the Aga Khan Youth and Sports Board, features a conversation with Zara Saleem and Zakir Ismail, co-founders of Delhicious Body. Delhicious is an ayurvedic skincare brand championed by some of the world’s biggest names in business and beauty, with a social media audience of 4.5 million. The wife-and-husband duo speak on building a global brand from their kitchen, the state of entrepreneurship in the modern age, and the particular importance of leveraging social media to drive exposure and sales. Perpetuity Podcasts aims to bring industry leaders from all sectors to speak on their journey, the state of their fields and to offer advice to aspiring talent. UKS-158
Amin Rajan, CEO of CREATE-Research, engages in a conversation about the current economic climate and discusses topics of financial planning and prudence. Navigating Today's Economy, produced especially for The Ismaili TV, features esteemed figures in the economic and financial sectors with the aim of exploring current themes, getting past complexities, and offering clear, actionable insights.
In a special interview for The Ismaili TV, Michael Kocher, General Manager of the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) speaks about the complex and multigenerational issues of poverty and lack of inclusivity. He shares examples of the work AKF is doing in 18 countries to improve the quality of life in an equitable and sustainable way. AKD-044
Enjoy a powerful collaborative performance between Montreal-based author, poet, and spoken word artist Tawhida Tanya Evanson and musician Pooria Pournazeri at the Aga Khan Museum. Go behind the scenes with Curator Dr. Michael Chagnon and take a look at a page from a 15th-century book of poetry containing the compiled poems of the Timurid sultan Hosayn Bayqara. Watch the final part of Healing Rhythms, a four-part series from early 2022 that marked Black History Month and the rich cultural diversity of Toronto.
"به مناسبت آغاز سال جدید، این برنامه به بزرگداشت جشن نوروز و سنتهای جماعت فارسیزبان میپردازد.// Ба муносибати оғози соли ҷадид, ин барнома ба бузургдошти ҷашни навруз ва суннатҳои ҷамоъати форсизабон мепардозад.// On the occasion of the new year, this episode focuses on Navroz/Nowruz celebrations and traditions of Farsi speaking Jamat."
The year 2023 marks 40 years — over half the lifetime of Pakistan — since the Aga Khan University (AKU) was granted its charter. In an exclusive interview for The Ismaili TV, Dr. Sulaiman Shahabuddin, AKU’s third president, describes the University’s history and vision, and his own involvement with the institution. AKD-043
Sulaiman Mehdi, CEO of Cyan Limited and former chair of the Pakistan Stock Exchange, responds to questions about the current economic climate and discusses topics of financial planning and prudence. Navigating Today's Economy, especially produced for The Ismaili TV, features esteemed figures in the economic and financial sectors with the aim of exploring current themes, getting past complexities, and offering clear, actionable insights.
Riaz Ahmed, president and CEO of TD Securities and chairman of the Aga Khan Foundation Canada National Committee, responds to questions about the current economic climate and discusses topics of financial planning and prudence. Navigating Today's Economy, especially produced for The Ismaili TV, features esteemed figures in the economic and financial sectors with the aim of exploring current themes, getting past complexities, and offering clear, actionable insights.
The groundbreaking ceremony for Generations Toronto, a multi-generational housing development, was attended by Prince Amyn, Ontario Premier Doug Ford, Mayor John Tory and various Jamati leaders. Generations Toronto is a unique community campus that will offer services to support and bring together residents and neighbours, and is based on a fundamental premise to enhance the value and dignity of human life.
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