|An agreement was signed by head of Iran’s Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization and head of Algeria’s Hajj, pilgrimage and religious affairs ministry for cooperation in issues related to the Hajj. |
Ahlul Bayt News Agency ; According to Islamic Culture and Relations Organization, the agreement was signed with the presence of Hojat-ol-Islam Qazi Asgar, representative of the Supreme Leader in Hajj affairs, Iran’s ambassador in Algeria, and a number of Algerian officials. The two sides agreed to cooperate in organizing various educational courses, sending Algerian clerics to Iran to acquire more knowledge, exchanging practical experiences, and holding joint forums.
It was also agreed that the second joint meeting between Iran and Algeria featuring the Hajj be held in Tehran with the presence of Iranian and Algerian scholars and thinkers.
Referring to the importance of the agreement in the religious cooperative spheres of the two countries, Hojat-ol-Islam Qazi Asgar said that it would facilitate mutual interactions.
The Iranian delegation is on a visit to Algeria to attend a seminar featuring “Hajj and Its Educational and Ethical Effects” which was held in Dar-ol-Imam Center in Algiers, capital of the country, with the presence of political and cultural figures and thinkers from Iran and Algeria.
Present at the seminar were Hojat-ol-Islam Qazi Asgar, representative of the Supreme Leader in Hajj affairs, Mehdi Mostafavi, advisor to the president and head of Islamic Culture and Relations Organization, Hojat-ol-Islam Akhtari, head of Ahlulbayt (AS) International Society, Ali Layali, head of Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization, Algeria’s minister of religious affairs, and other scientific and cultural figures of the country.
The seminar was held with the cooperation of the Supreme Leader’s representative, Islamic Culture and Relations Organization, Ahlulbayt (AS) International Assembly, Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization, and Iran’s embassy in Algeria.