Chief-Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari said that unity, amity and solidarity among Muslims is the message of Arbaeen (which marks forty days after the Day of Ashura when Imam Hussain (AS) and his true companions were martyred in the battlefield in Karbala).
He reiterated that the universal message of Arbaeen is this that all Muslims and non-Muslims are united with one another for combating oppression and arrogant movement.
He pointed to his visit to Shalamcheh border, where pilgrims head to Imam Hussain (AS) shrine in Karbala, and said, “with the coordination made in this regard, there is not any significant traffic jam on this route.”
Despite all problems and difficulties facing pilgrims en route to Karbala, Iranian people attended this worldly religious gathering with more passionate in the current year as compared to the previous years.
In conclusion, Chief-Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari said that all responsible bodies and organizations in the country [including police forces, IRGC and Basij forcers, governorships and governor-generalships] have mobilized spontaneously in order to organize this religious gathering in the best form possible.