(IP) - In Shahid Rajaee Port, the largest port in Iran, on the occasion of the first day of the 'Fajr Ten Days' celebration marking the 45th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution of Iran, a chorus of ships' horns resonated in the Persian Gulf and the Strait of Hormoz in a grand maritime salute.

Iran PressIran news: The Port of Shahid Rajaee is one of the two parts in the port of Bandar Abbas, southern Hormozgan Province, located on the north shores of the Strait of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf.

Today is the first day of 'Fajr Ten Days' marking the 45th anniversary of the glorious victory of the Islamic Revolution. 

On 1 February 1979, Late Ayatollah Khomeini returned to Tehran after a period of exile in France imposed by the Shah of Iran, Muhammad Reza Pahlavi. Several million people went to Mehrabad International Airport to welcome Imam Khomeini.

The event marks the Fajr decade which is a ten-day celebration of the return of the Late Founder of the Islamic Revolution to Iran in 1979.

The annual celebration is held between 1 and 11 February. Its beginning coincides with the date of Imam Khomeini's arrival in Iran.


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