Oct 21, 2019 07:50 Asia/Tehran [Updated: Feb 04, 2020 14:04 Asia/Tehran]
  • Iranian President Hassan Rouhani
    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani

Iranian President sent a message appreciating the massive attendance of Iranian mourners and pilgrims in this year's Great Arbaeen March and procession.

Iran PressIran news: In his message, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani described this year’s Arbaeen procession as an unprecedented event that “displayed the power of Islam and dashed the hopes of the enemies,  disappointing them even more”.

He wrote, “Today is the reminder of the memory of the dear small caravan in Karbala Desert, which has created enormous waves of vigilance and awakening throughout the entire world,” the official website of Iranian President reported.

“I wish that all pilgrims’ prayers are accepted and appreciate all religious groups and the Iraqi nation and government for their hospitality and taking care of the pilgrims,” he wrote.

President Rouhani added: “I would also like to appreciate all people who have been working for holding this divine event, especially ministries of Interior, Foreign Affairs, Roads and Urban Development, and Culture and Islamic Guidance, as well as the police, security forces, the Red Crescent Society, and Hajj and Pilgrimage Organisation.”

President Rouhani also thanked the people of Ilam, Kermanshah and Khuzestan provinces who worked tirelessly and provided services for the pilgrims.

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