Jan 20, 2019 07:49 Asia/Tehran
  • Hajj has significant role in promoting religious values in the society: Jahangiri

Iranian First Vice-President Eshagh Jahangiri said: "Hajj and pilgrimage have a significant role in promoting spirituality and religious values in the society and we need to try to facilitate exercising religious rituals for the people.”

Iran Press/Iran news: According to the news service of Iranian first vice-presidency, the High Council of Hajj and Pilgrimage held a session on Saturday chaired by First Vice-President Eshagh Jahangiri.

In the meeting, Eshagh Jahangiri said that Hajj rituals play an effective role in bringing Islamic countries together, adding that Iran seeks friendly relations with all neighboring countries.

Earlier on July 20, 2018 Leader's representative for Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization, Hojjatoleslam Seyyed Ali Qazi Askar calls Hajj as an opportunity to deepen Public religious beliefs can lead to increase of Islamic brotherhood in the Muslim countries It also result in raising the knowledge of the Pilgrims known as Hajis.

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Jahangiri emphasized that the Islamic Republic of Iran seeks a friendly relationship with all neighboring countries and the region, adding “Hajj, as a cultural and religious diplomacy, can play a constructive and effective role in promoting the level of relations among Islamic countries.” 103


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