Late Imam Khomeini revives unity, rapprochement: Sunni cleric
Friday Prayer Leader of Divandareh, Mamousta Marouf Khaled in an exclusive interview with Taqrib News Agency (TNA) hailed the telling role of Imam Khomeini in promoting solidarity among Muslims stressing, “The late Imam Khomeini (RA) revived the unity and rapproachement among Islamic denominations.”
“The secret of dignity and power of Islamic Republic of Iran derived from the presence of aware and well knowledge jurisprudent,” said the Sunni cleric extending his gratitude that Iranian nation were led by two just leaders after the triumph of Islamic Revolution of Iran.
Beckoned to the 28th anniversary of the passing of founder of the Islamic Republic, the religious cleric hailed Imam Khomeini’s role in battling against arrogance noting the current Islamic Awakening also was inspired by the Islamic Revolution of Iran.
Mamousta Marouf Khaled lauded Imam Khomeini’s endeavors in unity arena stressing, “Imam’s attempt in boosting solidarity and reviving unity and rapprochement among Islamic denominations has never been slid into oblivion.”
Friday Prayer Leader of Divandareh underscored the ceremony to mark the 28th anniversary of the passing of founder of the Islamic Republic, Imam Khomeini should be held more gloriously comparing previous years.
Grand Ayatollah Seyyed Rouhollah Mousavi Khomeini, better known as Imam Khomeini, was born to a family of religious scholars in 1902 in the central Iranian city of Khomein.
Imam Khomeini contributed many years of his life to standing up to the US-backed Pahlavi dynasty, and eventually paved the way for its downfall in the 1979 Islamic Revolution.
Imam Khomeini passed away on June 3, 1989 at the age of 87.