TEHRAN (defapress) – Iranian First Vice-President Es’hagh Jahangiri has arrived in the Iraqi city of Najaf on Thursday to attend Arbaeen procession.
News ID: 66924
Publish Date: 09November 2017 - 13:36
Heading a delegation of Iranian officials, Es’hagh Jahangiri
travelled to Iraq to take part in the religious procession between the holy
cities of Najaf and Karbala to pay tribute to Imam Hussein on Arbaeen, which
marks forty days after the martyrdom anniversary of the highly-revered Shia
Jahangiri was welcomed by governor general of the province
of Najaf upon arrival in the Iraqi city.
Large numbers of Iranians have traveled to Karbala to honor
the 40th day after the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein, the third Shia
Imam. Arbaeen this year falls on November 10.