Supreme Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has advised the young Iranian people to remain determined and steadfast on the path of God and to choose Imam Hussein (AS) as a role model in their lifetime.
He made the rematks ar a ceremony at Imam Khomeini Husseinya (religious center) to commemorate Arbaeen which is the 40th day since the martyrdom anniversary of the third Shia imam, Imam Hussein (AS), also the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).
Ayatollah Khamenei hailed the huge presence of the youth in the Arbaeen marches that were held across Iran on Wednesday. He also hailed the strong presence of the youth in a great march underway over the past days towards Iraq’s holy city of Karbala which is home to Imam Hossein’s shrine.
To Muslims, Imam Hussein (AS) is an icon of fighting injustice and tyranny, who remained resilient in his struggle for freedom at the cost of great sacrifices.