TEHRAN – In separate messages to the leaders of Muslim countries, Iranian President Ayatollah Seyed Ebrahim Raisi congratulated them on the occasion of Eid al-Adha.
He congratulated the arrival of Eid al-Adha and expressed the hope that with the blessings of this auspicious festival, the hearts of the faithful would grow closer.
“Eid al-Adha is the sincerest manifestation of worship, a symbol of sacrifice and submission in the presence of God and the day of Prophet Abraham’s (PBUH) pride in divine testing, acceptance of obedience and election as a leader and role Model for believers,” wrote Ayatollah Raisi.
The Iranian President has expressed the hope that “with the blessings of this auspicious festival, the hearts of believers in the shadow of the teachings of Islam and the teachings of Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) and of all Muslims around the world will draw closer together.” will take steps on the path of unity and steps of solidarity so that we may witness the growing honor and pride of the Islamic community on all international stages.”
Mohammad Bagher Qalibaf, the Speaker of the Iranian Parliament, also sent a similar message to his Muslim counterparts to congratulate them on this blessed occasion.
“On the occasion of Eid Al-Adha, please accept my warmest congratulations and blessings,” Qalibaf said at the embassy.
He believed that the blessed Eid al-Adha is an ideal model of sacrifice and liberation from the temptations of worldly life and orientation towards worship and absolute obedience to the Almighty, as it brings unity and cohesion among Muslims of all races, Religions and religions embodies nationalities.
The speaker of the Islamic Consultative Assembly also expressed his belief that dialogue and understanding between the representatives of the Muslim peoples would solve all the current problems in the Islamic world. He stressed the Iranian parliament’s willingness to strengthen ties of friendship with its counterparts in Islamic countries.