Nowrouz promotes regional ties

Nowrouz promotes regional ties

Iranian president says the Persian New Year or Nowruz carries the message of coexistence and peace.

The Iranian president also stressed that the occasion should be seized to strengthen friendship among neighboring states.

President Hassan Rouhani said in separate messages to his counterparts from nine regional countries on the occasion of the New Year.

“Nowruz is the festival of moderation and the most ancient dynamic tradition in our common history,” Rouhani said

President Rouhani noted that the tradition of Nowruz helps the regional countries enhance friendly relations and peaceful coexistence,

The Iranian president further expressed hope that the New Year would be full of prosperity and happiness for the nine Asian nations marking Nowruz.

The developments come as millions of people in Iran and several other countries are celebrating the Persian New Year or Nowruz.

The Nowruz festivities always begin on the first day of spring, which has fallen on March 20 this year.

Along with Iran, the countries such as Armenia, Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Tajikistan, Pakistan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Turkey also celebrate Nowruz In harmony with the rebirth of nature, which marks the advent of spring.

It is notable that Imam Khomeini tried to revive the divine and spiritual perspectives of Nowruz and recommended to recite Quran and supplications narrated by the holy prophet of Islam and his infallible successors during Nowruz.

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