The Astan (custodianship) of Hazrat Abbas’ (AS) holy shrine plans to hold a cultural week named “Abu-al-Fadhl Abbas (AS)” in several cities in Germany.
AhlulBayt News Agency (ABNA): The Astan (custodianship) of Hazrat Abbas’ (AS) holy shrine plans to hold a cultural week named “Abu-al-Fadhl Abbas (AS)” in several cities in Germany.
According to Kafeel website, the program will be organized on the occasion of the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Sajjad (AS), the fourth infallible Imam, in the cities of Berlin, Frankfurt and Gottingen.
Seyyed Ahmad Radhi Husseini, representative of the Astan in Europe, said that the cultural week is a part of the Astan’s activities abroad.
A three-day conference at Gottingen University to discuss “the cooperation of the Astan and the university for teaching Islamic sciences” will be among the programs of the week.
The themes of the conference will include moderation, peaceful coexistence, and interfaith dialogue.
The Iraqi official said that the services provided by the Astan to pilgrims and different groups of Iraqi people will be introduced during the week in Germany.
He added that the Astan also plans to present a collection of its cultural and intellectual publications at the Frankfurt international book fair and arrange visits to different religious institutes in Berlin, Frankfurt and Gottingen as part of the week’s programs.
“Ashura Tent” in Turkey, “Amir Al-Muminin (AS) festival” in India and cultural weeks in Iran and Pakistan were among the activities of the Astan successfully held abroad, he went on to say.