Jul 22, 2021 04:49 UTC
  • Parliaments playing key role in Muslim unity: Iranian speaker

Speaker of the Iranian Parliament Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf highlighted the leading role of legislatures of Islamic countries in promoting unity among Muslims.

According to Tasnim news agency, in a message released on Wednesday, Qalibaf congratulated his Muslim counterparts on Eid al-Adha religious feast.

Describing solidarity and rapport among Muslim nations as the epitome of the Islamic world’s vitality and progress, the Iranian speaker said the parliaments of Islamic countries play an essential role in bringing unity to the great Muslim community.

He also voiced the Iranian Parliament’s readiness to promote consultations and cooperation with all Muslim countries.

Eid al-Adha (the Feast of Sacrifice) is one of Islam's holiest occasions celebrated annually around the world and an official holiday in Muslim-majority countries.

In the Islamic calendar, Eid al-Adha occurs on the 10th day of the lunar month of Dhu al-Hijjah and is also the third day of the Hajj pilgrimage in the holy city of Mecca.