Tehran (IP) – Iran's Health Minister issued messages on Monday, congratulating his counterparts from Islamic countries on Eid al-Adha.

Iran Press/Iran News: Saeed Namaki said that Eid al-Adha is an occasion for the Muslim Ummah to renew unity, friendship, and brotherhood among themselves.

The Iranian minister noted that the Muslims are celebrating Eid al-Adha this year, while it is more than a year that most Muslim countries are still grappling with COVID-19.

Namaki urged the Islamic nations to exercise unity more than ever to counter this pandemic.

He expressed hope that the joint efforts of the world countries will yield fruit and help promote the health conditions of Islamic countries.