“Convergence, synergy and exchange of valuable experiences among the Holy Shrines of the household of the Apostle of God (S.A.W.) and Holy Graves, are of the great achievements that thanks to effective and constructive interaction between the officials and servants of the sacred places has been established ” Deputy Custodian of Astan Quds Razavi said.
According to Astan News, Seyyed Morteza Bakhtiari, during a meeting with the Custodian and managers of the Mosque of Kufa said, “So far, two great meetings of Muslim World Holy Shrines, in Mashhad and Karbala, with presence of the Custodians and high-level officials have been held, and the result would definitely be the raising of the level of prosperity and more respect for pilgrims.”
“Custodian of Astan Quds Razavi from the beginning of his service in the Razavi Illuminated Shrine, emphasized on interaction and relation with other Holy Shrines of the Infallible Imams (A.S.) and other sacred places, and we are glad that the idea faced wide welcome, and auspicious meeting of Muslim World Holy Shrines was formed” he said.
“The Holy Mosque of Kufa is one of Islamic historical and glorious sites, and Imam Ali (A.S.) made lots of sermons and speeches, which are available in the traditional and historical references, and the rich and deep knowledge is an investment for humankind today” Bakhtiari uttered.
“Our duty and responsibility as servants of the household of the Apostle of God (S.A.W.) as Imam Reza (A.S.) said, is acquaintance of people with the merits of the words and the beauties that are remained from the speeches, deeds, and the conduct of those nobles” he expressed.
Deputy Custodian of Astan Quds Razavi, referring to the actions of the enemies of Islam to tarnish the image of true and pure Islam noted, “In the atmosphere today, with the expansion of communication devices, doubts frequently arise, which shows the necessity to respond according to the teachings and culture of the Infallible Imams (A.S.).”
Stating that scientific and research centers of Astan Quds Razavi, such as Razavi University of Islamic Sciences and the Islamic Research Foundation are ready to expand the level of cooperation he said, “Astan Quds Razavi in cultural and promotional fields has great capacity that can serve the pilgrims of other sacred places.”
“Given the initiation of thirty million pilgrims to the Razavi Illuminated Shrine annually, four million of whom foreign pilgrims from countries in the region and from the rest of the world, extensive planning to present decent service to pilgrims has been done” Bakhtiari expressed.
“No doubt the love and interest existed among Muslims and people of other religions for the Infallible Imams (A.S.) indicates the righteousness and legitimacy of the path, for which they sacrificed their blessed life to protect and preserve” he remarked, describing the passionate presence of Imam Hussein (A.S.) lovers and devotees in the Fortieth rally as the unsurpassed manifestations of Islamic world.
Custodian of the Holy Mosque of Kufa, in this meeting, praising the initiative of Astan Quds Razavi for the establishment of the meeting of Holy Shrines said, “Iranian pilgrims, in addition to prayer in the Mosque of Kufa also visit the Shrine of Muslim Bin Aqeel (A.S.), Hani bin Urwah (R.A.) and Mokhtar Saghafi (R.A.) from the faithful companions of Imam Hussein (A.S.).”
“Due to the increasing number of pilgrims of the Holy Shrines, we call for increased levels of cooperation and exchange of experiences in the fields of science, culture and research” Seyyed Mohammad Majid al-Moussawi enunciated.