Birth anniversary of Imam Reza (A.S) celebrated across Pakistan

Islamabad, Aug 4, IRNA – Birth anniversary of Imam Reza (A.S), the 8th Imam of Shia Muslims celebrated across Pakistan on Friday with religious enthusiasm.

Different programs were held in all major cities of Pakistan including, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Lahore, Karachi and Peshawar to mark the auspicious occasion.

Lovers of Imam Reza (A.S) in Pakistan belonging to both Sunni and Shia communities attended the ceremonies.

Ulema and religious scholars in their speeches highlighted the character and virtues of Imam Reza (A.S). They urged Muslims to follow the teachings of Imam Reza (A.S) throughout their lives.

Millions of people in Pakistan are true lovers of Imam Reza (A.S) from both Sunni and Shia communities and every year many Pakistanis travel to the holy cities of Mashhad and Qom in Iran as the pilgrims of the holy shrines of Imam Reza (A.S) and Hadhrat Masoomeh.