Leader Thanks Iraq For Organizing Arbaeen Pilgrimage
TEHRAN - Iran’s Leader has praised the authorities who organized the “glorious and marvellous” Arbaeen ceremonies, particularly the Iraqi government and security forces.
Addressing a host of officials and cultural activists in Tehran on Monday, Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei expressed his gratitude to the authorities tasked with organizing Arbaeen ceremonies.
“From the bottom of my heart, I thank the Iraqi government, which made the arrangements for this glorious event, and the dear Iraqi people, who sincerely and happily welcomed pilgrims visiting the Imam Hussein holy shrine [in Karbala],” the Leader said.
Ayatollah Khamenei also thanked the “combatant Iraqi youth as well as the Popular Mobilization Units and those who ensured the security of the event, and authorities in charge of holy shrines in Najaf and Karbala.”
He further hailed the Arbaeen religious festival as a “glorious” and “marvellous” event.
The Leader said the mass rallies on Arbaeen day show the spirit of struggle for the sake of God Almighty and preparedness for martyrdom across the Muslim world.