Oct 22, 2021, 7:09 PM
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Supreme Leader set to receive participants of Islamic Unity Conference

Tehran, IRNA – Participants of the 35th International Islamic Unity Conference are scheduled to have a meeting with the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei on October 24.

Apart from the foreign guests participating in the conference, the heads of the three branches of government and a number of other Iranian officials are due meet Ayatollah Khamenei on Sunday (October 24) which falls on the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).  

The meeting will be held in the Supreme Leader’s residence in Tehran while observing the health protocols to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease.

The 35th International Islamic Unity Conference kicked off in Tehran on Tuesday morning, with the Islamic Republic of Iran President Ebrahim Raisi delivering the opening speech.

War and peace, Islamic brotherhood and fight against terrorism, religious free thought, Ijtihad and confronting extremism, Islamic solidarity, avoiding conflicts in the Muslim world, mutual respect among Islamic denominations, Palestine, and the Islamic resistance are among the issues to be covered.

514 speeches were delivered at the conference and streamed online on the official website of the World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought.

The organizers have gathered together thinkers from all geographical regions of the world, including South America, Africa, Southeast Asia, Central Asia, and the Caucasus.

The speeches delivered at the conference will be uploaded on the Internet in Farsi, Arabic, and English languages.

The conference marks the Islamic Unity Week which was raised first by the late Imam Khomeini. The week begins on the Prophet’s birthday as narrated in the Sunni tradition and ends on the same occasion as narrated in the Shia tradition.

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