Manager of non-Iranian pilgrims of Astan Quds Razavi announced on the signing of a memorandum of understanding with other Holy Shrines to exchange cultural and service information.
According to Astan News, on the sideline of a visit Kufa Mosque officials to Mashhad, Muhammad Javad Hashemi Nejad stated, “Millions of pilgrims visit Iraq and Iran’s holy shrines every year, thanks to the current intimate relationships among Islamic countries including Iran and Iraq”.
He introduced Holy Shrine of infallible Imams in Iraq and Iran as nations’ common point and added, “Pilgrimage trips between two countries will create more strong relations between two countries’ religious authorities and as a result will lead to an increase in pilgrims’ presence”.
He noted that exchange of experiences among authorities and servants of the infallible Imams’ (A.S.) Holy Shrines will lead to meeting the needs and offering more services to the pilgrims, he also added, “Holy Shrine of Hazrat Reza (A.S.) has got successful experiences in the area of serving pilgrims and it is tried to provide officials and servants of other Holy Shrines with these experiences”.
Manager of non-Iranian pilgrims’ affairs of Astan Quds Razavi went on and said, “On the side line of the presence of Holy Shrine’s custodians last year in Mashhad, a comprehensive memorandum of understanding was signed which led to more goal-based trips of officials to each other countries and also exchange of cultural and service information”.
Manager of non-Iranian pilgrims of Astan Quds Razavi introduced visit of Kufa Mosque’s public relations responsible to Mashhad in line with this memorandum of understanding and said, “The two sides have had some interactions to advance the goals of the abovementioned memorandum of understanding and the Iraqi side has expressed his happiness for Astan Quds Razavi’s services to Iraqi pilgrims. The Iraqi side has demanded for offering more services to Iraq”.
At the end of his talk, Hashemi Nejad referred to the common religious rituals such as Qadr night and offering cultural products for two countries and said, “Sharing information in this sphere, we can take great steps to remove shortages of services given to pilgrims and minimize all these deficiencies”.