(AhlulBayt News Agency) - Eight ladies of chastity and veil promotion and cultural activists from Germany, Austria, Netherlands and Turkey visited Razavi Holy Shrine.
Gulale Alo Kou, a cultural activist from Netherlands, expressing her pleasure in attending the shrine of Imam Reza (A.S.) said, "I have experienced many racist and humiliating behaviors during veiling years. My studies at the university were also prevented in some periods".
"Since I chose the veil as a top cover, I was rejected by my friends and mocked", she said.
"I have chosen the Islamic veil consciously and not by force, and I will remain in this path; I ask Imam Reza (A.S.) to help me and add to my faith in line with the goal that I have chosen for life", she continued.
"Arezo Chicken Kaya," a poet of the household of the Apostle of God (S.A.W.) from Austria also said, "We want more contact with the Islamic and Shiite centers of the Islamic Republic of Iran, and Astan Quds Razavi in particular."
"We consider ourselves Servant of Imam Reza (A.S.) in Austria and we are eager to introduce the style and lifestyle of the Eighth Imam to the European youth and ladies ", she said.
"In the month of Muharram this year in our city, we set up the mourning ceremony for Imam Hussein (A.S.), and I am here to get permission of Arbaeen's journey to Karbala from Imam Reza (A.S.)", said Belgin Yalchin, from Turkey, saying that they are carrying greetings of devotees to Imam Reza (A.S.).
"The Shiites of Turkey have been influenced by Imam Khomeini (R.A.) and believe that in the present era he introduced the pure Islam to the world", she said.
The Turkish lady asked the authorities of Astan Quds Razavi to send the cultural products and missionaries to Turkey more than before to provide Turkish people with the teachings of the household of the Apostle of God (S.A.W.).
It is worth mentioning that while visiting Astan Quds Razavi's Islamic propaganda deputy, the group attended in the Dar al-Rahmah portico to learn about a portion of the international activities of the non-Iranian pilgrims office. At the end, they were presented with gifts from this administration.