Arbaeen walk 2017

We thank Iraqi government, nation and public forces for organizing Arbaeen Walk

We offer our heartiest gratitude to the government of Iraq who prepared the facilities for this magnificent movement, the beloved Iraqi nation who hosted and welcomed the pilgrims of Aba Abdillah Al-Hussain (as) with such sincerity and willingness, the Iraqi youth, the Hashd al-Sha'bi (People's Forces), and the providers of security at the event as well as the officials at the pilgrimage sites of Naja al-Ashraf and Karbala. We ask God to grant them with His divine blessings.

Ayatollah Khamenei—the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution—met with a group of officials and activists--within the realm of cultural interests--from the Provinces of Qom and East Azerbaijan on Monday, November 14, 2017.


At this meeting Ayatollah Khamenei praised the magnificent phenomenon of the Arbaeen Pilgrimage and prayed the pilgrims' prayers and efforts would be accepted by God. He also expressed his gratitude for the organizers of the Arbaeen event.


Ayatollah Khamenei described the great Arbaeen Walk as being symbolic of the spiritual manifestation of resistance, an endeavor for the sake of God, and the world of Islam's readiness or willingness towards martyrdom, adding: The presence of such a large population from all across the world, despite terrorists threats, is a great phenomenon indicative of promoting the notion of endeavor for the sake of God and public readiness on this path.


The Leader of the Revolution dubbed the divine and spiritual phenomenon of the Arbaeen pilgrimage as unprecedented and indescribable, thanking the organizers by stating: We offer our heartiest gratitude to the government of Iraq who prepared the facilities for this magnificent movement, the beloved Iraqi nation who hosted and welcomed the pilgrims of Aba Abdillah Al-Hussain (as) with such sincerity and willingness, the Iraqi youth, the Hashd al-Sha'bi (People's Forces), and the providers of security at the event as well as the officials at the pilgrimage sites of Naja al-Ashraf and Karbala. We ask God to grant them with His divine blessings.

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