Tehran (IP) – Iran and Bangladesh welcomed broadening cooperation in Hajj and pilgrimage fields.

Iran PressIran News: Bangladesh Ambassador to Iran, Gousal Azam Sarker, and Leader's representative in Hajj and pilgrimage affairs, Abdolfattah Navvab, held a meeting in Tehran on Wednesday.

During the meeting, the two sides mulled over Bangladeshi pilgrims who pilgrimage to the holy shrines in Iran.

"We call for good relations and unity between Islamic countries," Sarker said, adding that Iran and Bangladesh work together in various international and regional organizations, including the OIC.

"There is an opportunity to develop tourism, including in the field of pilgrimage between the two states," he noted.

Abdolfattah Navvab, for his part, referred to the attempts of the enemies of Islam to sow discord among Muslims, underlining that the Islamic world, by acting in unison, can take practical steps towards comprehensive progress.

He pointed to the Arbaeen March as the biggest gathering of people in the world and as an example of Islamic rituals which can play a crucial role in uniting the Islamic world. 


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