KHS Secretary General Attends Inauguration Ceremony of 14th Martyrdom Spring International Cultural Festival

Prof. Dr. Jamal Al-Dabbagh, Secretary General of Kadhimain Holy Shrine and the accompanied delegation, attended the inauguration ceremony of the 14th Martyrdom Spring International Cultural Festival held in Holy Kerbala on Friday, 3rd Shaaban, 1439 AH, i.e. 20th April, 2018. The festival celebrated the birth anniversaries of Imam Hussein, Abul-Fadhl Al-Abbas, Imam Sajjad and his brother Ali Al-Akbar (AS) under the auspices of the Secretariats General of the Holy Shrines of Imam Hussein (AS) and Abbas (AS) under the slogan “In the name of Imam Hussein, we are revolutionists, and with the help Fatwa, we are victorious”. The event was attended by His Eminence Sayed Alaa Al-Musawi, President of Shia Waqf Council, other secretaries general of Holy Shrines and sanctuaries, some religious, social and academic personalities, and people from different countries. Some speeches were delivered underlining the importance of the event, especially the 14th session, because the number signifies the Awaited Hope, the Pure Infallible Series and its Promised Seal, May Allah Hasten His Reappearance. The speeches also referred to the role of the supreme religious authority in defending the Iraqis against the aggressions they experienced. It is to be mentioned that more than thirty Arab, Muslim and worldwide countries participated in the festival including Lebanon, Tunisia, Algeria, Thailand, Pakistan, Iran, Turkey, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, India and Afghanistan, from Asia; Benin, Mauritania, Tanzania, Bangladesh, Madagascar, Burkina Faso, Cameron, Senegal, South Africa, Ghana, and Guinea-Bissau from Africa; France, Russia, Britain, Italy, Switzerland, Poland, Germany and Bosnia, from Europe, in addition to the United States of America.