Imam Khomeini Introduced Progressive Face of Iran: Khatami

Former Iranian President Mohammad Khatami says Imam Khomeini, martyrs of the revolution and public have always sought to introduce a kind, constructive, advanced and progressive features of the Islamic Republic.

ID: 38155 | Date: 2014/12/14

He made remarks during a meeting with the families of martyrs in Ardakan City in Yazd Province.

The former president further stressed that the all spheres of the Iranian society have rendered precious sacrifices for the emergence and victory of the Islamic Revolution under the wise leadership of Imam Khomeini in 1979.

He further stressed that Imam Hussain (PBUH) has had a special spiritual consideration and favors for the nation and people.

His marks come on the religious occasion of Arba’een, which marks the 40th day after the martyrdom anniversary of the third Shia Imam.

The religious ceremony marks the 40th day after the martyrdom anniversary of the grandson of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH), Imam Hussain (PBUH).

Imam Khomeini has had also  emphasized on several occasions in his historic messages that the Islamic Revolution in Iran was inspired by the Ashura and this legacy must be kept and preserved for the coming generations.

Warning against the danger being posed by the ISIL terrorist group to the strategically important Mideast region, Khatami noted that these deviant groups were committing heinous crimes and their actions were pushing the societies towards backwardness.

The chief of the international institute for dialogue among cultures and civilization concluded by saying that the Islamic Revolution has been supporter of human dignity and esteem and wanted to establish justice in society. 

The Islamic Revolution emerged victorious under the leadership of the great Imam which set stage for the prosperity of the Iranian and other oppressed nations across the world.