Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Baqer Qabilaf stressed the need to strengthen unity among the Muslim nations.
In messages to political and religious figures on Saturday, Qabilaf congratulated the arrival of Eid Al-Ghadir, which marks the appointment of the first Shiite Imam, Ali ibn Abi Talib (AS), by Islam’s most revered figure, Prophet Mohammad (PBUH), as his successor.
It is necessary to take strong steps to promote Muslim unity under the teachings of Islam and the holy Quran as the Islamic world is experiencing delicate situation, the Iranian speaker said.
“”In the current critical situation of the Islamic world and in the shadow of adhering to the Holy Quran and the Ahl al-Bayt (PBUH), it is necessary to take and realize our strong and unifying steps with unity and practice of the teachings of pure Islam.”
Iranians have celebrated Eid Al-Ghadeer with various ceremonies and rituals, in compliance with the health protocols to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, Iranian media reported.