Dushanbe’s Ismaili Centre Through the Lens of Muslim Harji

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Editor’s note: Muslim Harji’s series on Central Asia continues with a superb collection of photos of Dushanbe’s Ismaili Centre, which was inaugurated on October 12, 2009 by His Excellency Emomali Rahmon, President of the Republic of Tajikistan, and His Highness the Aga Khan, the direct descendant of the Prophet Muhammad (s.a.s.) and 49th hereditary Imam of Shia Ismaili Muslims.

Tajikistan Map

A map of Tajikistan with surrounding countries. Among the places Muslim and Nevin Harji visited during their adventurous and heart warming trip to Tajikistan were Dushanbe, Tajikistan’s capital, and the autonomous region of Gorno-Badakhshan which is inhabited by Ismailis in very large numbers. Image: United Nations, with Dushanbe and Gorno Badakhshan highlighted in red by Simergphotos.

For preceding photo essays in this spectacular special series by Harji, please click:

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