Islam Capable of Establishing Progressive Democratic System: Imam Khomeini

The founder of the Islamic Republic once said Islam has represented a very civilized democratic system which guarantees various types of civil liberties and freedoms for all strata of the society.

ID: 34961 | Date: 2014/01/10
Responding to a question by a German reporter, Imam said in 1979 that Islam is a civilized and progressive religion. The great leader noted that we want to establish such an Islamic system which would be fully capable of defending the nation's interest. The leader of Muslim world also ruled out any possibility of establishing or forming a capitalistic or communist type of government system.

The great Imam went onto say that the progressive Islamic system will guard and watch all social, material and spiritual interests of the Muslim world and oppressed nation. Denouncing shah's regime, Imam said the puppet rulers had ignored the national interests and pushed the country towards bankruptcy. It is noteworthy that Imam established a comprehensive Islamic-democratic system following the victory of Islamic Revolution in 1979. The progressive Islamic government brought prosperity and development for the nation in coming years.