Imam Khomeini, the late founder of the Islamic Republic, had strong belief in the Shia-Sunni unity.
Imam Khomeini also declared a “Unity Week” to promote unity among all Muslims.
The innovations, is an opportunity for promoting solidarity between Sunnis and Shias.
Imam Khomeini also announced to mark the birthday of the holy prophet of Islam Hadrat Mohammad (peace be upon him) for one week and announced the historic week of unity for this purpose.
This period in which Muslims ponder on the fundamental call of unity was initiated by the leader of the Islamic Revolution, Imam Khomeini, following the establishment of the Islamic Republic of Iran in 1979.
Since its inception, the Islamic Unity Week has been marked annually, not only in Iran, but also throughout the world, and has played an important role in bringing the various Islamic Schools of Thought on a single platform.
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