Kabul 11 July 09: The Hazara Ismailis celebrated the 52nd Imamat Day of Hazir Imam with religious festivity. The event in Kabul was held in the Central Jamatkhana, Taimani attended by thousands. Different traditional items were organized.
The other major celebration event was held in Central Hazaristan–Bamyan.
Male and females of all ages were wearing traditional clothes. Hazara elders and women participated in large number. Speakers, religious leaders highlighted life of His Highness the Agha Khan.
The Imamat Day is the 52nd anniversary of Hazar Imam’s accession to the Ismaili Imamat. Hazaristan Times warmly wishes Mubarak Imamat Day to its Hazara readers of Ismaili faith.
Approximately 95% of Afghanistan’s Ismaili population consists of Hazaras. The Aga Khan Foundation, the global humanitarian organization is the most active non-government organization in Hazaristan working to improve quality of life.