Jul 20, 2021, 7:13 PM
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Rouhani congratulates counterparts on Eid al-Adha

Tehran, IRNA – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday congratulated Muslim heads of state on the occasion of Eid al-Adha, the Feast of Sacrifice.

In the message, he described the occasion as a time for getting rid of mundane needs and the manifestation of faith.

Rouhani also wished for consolidation of fraternity bonds and passion, praying God Almighty for the health and success of the entire Muslim world.

Earlier today, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in separate telephone talks congratulated Eid al-Adha to his Pakistani, Turkish, Omani as well as South African counterparts.

Eid al-Adha is celebrated worldwide by the Muslim community to commemorate the total submission of Prophet Ibrahim to God's will for sacrificing his son, Ismail.

The festival is marked by collective prayers and donating meat, particularly to needy people.

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