Iran to Hold Big Celebration on Birth Anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)
The deputy head of Iran’s Basij (voluntary forces) organization announced that a big ceremony marking the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) is slated to be held in Tehran on Monday evening with foreign guests from 70 countries in attendance.
The ceremony, named “Great Feast of Mercy”, will be staged at Tehran’s Grand Prayer Grounds (Mosalla) on Monday at 6 pm (local time),” the deputy head of Iran’s Basij organization for cultural affairs announced on Sunday.
He further said Secretary General of the World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought (WFPIST) Ayatollah Mohsen Araki plans to deliver a speech at the event.
Attendees at the Islamic Unity Conference, which will last until Tuesday, will also participate in the ceremony.
They include educated Muslim figures, ministers of Islamic countries, clerics, scholars and representatives of scientific and cultural circles from Iran and across the world.
The main purpose of the Islamic Unity Conference in Iran is to discuss ways to promote unity and solidarity in the Islamic world and bring closer views of Muslim clerics and scholars’ on diverse religious issues.
The event also focuses on problems that have beset the Islamic world, particularly the threat posed by the Takfiri thoughts and sectarianism.