They are governed by a constitution, which was enacted in December 1986, and where obedience to the living Imam is defined, which is responsible for guiding the community in its spiritual and material life and is also responsible for the interpretation of the sacred texts. The countries where this community is most visible are the United States, Canada, England, Tajikistan, Iran, Afghanistan, India and Pakistan.
Excerpt and headline translated via Google. An extensive article on the Aga Khan IV, development network, faith, and the community. In Portuguese, by Observador.pt journalist Rita Tavares.
Expresso Interview (English translation): “This is a Faith of Reason,” explains His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan