Iranian President terms Hafez as glowing star of the sonnet and Persian poetry

Shiraz, IRNA -- Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi on Thursday in his visit to the Tomb of Hafez in Shiraz said that Hafez is the brightest glowing star of the sonnet and Persian poetry.

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi in his visit to Fars Province, visited the Tomb of Hafez in Shiraz on Thursday.

"Hafez, the glowing star of the sonnet and Persian poetry, is the national identity of the Iranians, said Raisi in the visit.

Iranian President added that Hafez's lyric poems are the message of monotheism and theism, and The Divan of Hafez, which the Iranians have on their shelves next to the Holy Quran, is full of wisdom.

October 12 is celebrated as Hafez Day in Iran.

Iranian President terms Hafez as glowing star of the sonnet and Persian poetry

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi also visited Persepolis (Takht-e Jamshid) in southern Fars Province and  the under construction Zagros Paper Factory during his visit to Fars Province, on Thursday morning.

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