Int’l seminar in Tehran to discuss requirements of Muslim unity

Int’l seminar in Tehran to discuss requirements of Muslim unity

“Requirements of Islamic Unity in Contemporary World” is the title of an international seminar planned to be held here in the Iranian capital this week.

AhlulBayt News Agency (ABNA): “Requirements of Islamic Unity in Contemporary World” is the title of an international seminar planned to be held here in the Iranian capital this week.

The Research Institute of Imam Khomeini and Islamic Revolution will host the event on Wednesday, October 20, on the occasion of the Islamic Unity Week.

It will organize the seminar in cooperation with Ahl-ul-Bayt (AS) International University and the International Quran News Agency (IQNA).

Custodian of Imam Khomeini mausoleum Hojat-ol-Islam Seyed Hassan Khomeini, President of Ahl-ul-Bayt (AS) International University Hojat-ol-Islam Jazari, and President of University of Islamic Denominations Abdolkareem Biazar Shirazi will be among the speakers at the seminar.

Also addressing the event via videoconference will be Maulana Ishaq Madani, who is a member of Supreme Council of the World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought, Sheikh Ahmed al-Qattan, who heads the Qawluna wal Amal (Our Word and Deed) Association in Lebanon, and Abbas Khameyar, the Iranian cultural attaché in Lebanon.

The seminar will be broadcast live via the website of Research Institute of Imam Khomeini and Islamic Revolution here starting from 2 PM Tehran time tomorrow.

The 17th day of Rabi al-Awwal, which falls on October 24 this year, is believed by Shia Muslims to mark the birth anniversary of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH), while Sunni Muslims regard the 12th day of the month as the birthday of the last prophet.

The interval between the two dates is celebrated every year as the Islamic Unity Week.

Late Founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran Imam Khomeini (RA) declared the occasion as the Islamic Unity Week back in the 1980s.

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