Islamabad (IP)- A ceremony was held at Iran's Cultural Attaché Office in Islamabad to pay tribute to Fatima Al-Zahra (s.a) and martyred Lt Gen Qasim Soleimani. A large number of scholars, poets, diplomatic personalities, teachers and students participated in the ceremony.

Iran PressAsia: The speakers said that the status given to Fatima Al-Zahra (S.A) was hardly given to any other woman in the world, accordingly, what better day to celebrate Women's Day than the day when this flower bloomed in the house of the Holy Prophet (P.B.U.H) and whole the universe got fragrant with the fragrance of this flower.

Addressing the ceremony, the chief guest, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Dr. Reza Amiri Moghadam paid tribute to the great commander of the Islamic world, Qassim Soleimani, and said that the mission of Qassim Soleimani and Abu Mahdi Muhandis was to reach out and to help every oppressed person.

His concern and struggle defended every human being who was a victim of oppression and today we salute these great martyrs. In the ceremony, various poets also presented poems, while the students presented devotional poetry in a beautifulTavai style.

Addressing the audience, Allama Amin Shahidi said that the high status of Hazrat Fatima Al-Zahra (S.A) was due to being the daughter of the Prophet (P.B.U.H) and also due to her own blessed personality, because on her arrival, the Prophet (P.B.U.H) himself would stood in honour of the great lady.

While addressing the event, Khanum Zahra Hamdani said that the path shown by martyr Qasim Soleimani has become a torch for the oppressed today, his love for the family of Holy Prophet (P.B.U.ah) has brought him to a level where a common man could not imagine to reach at various scholars and literary figures also addressed the ceremony while flowers and gifts were presented to the girls in the audience who named Fatima.204