1400th birth anniversary celebrations of Hazrat Imam Zain ul Aabadeen start

1400th birth anniversary celebrations of Hazrat Imam Zain ul Aabadeen start

ISLAMABAD: (APP) The 1400th birth anniversary of Hazrat Imam Zain-ul-Aabadeen (R.A) would be commemorated across the globe including Pakistan from Wednesday to Thursday (Feb 15 to 17), Chairman Markazi Imam Hussain Council Dr. Ghazanfar Mehdi said.

Addressing a function here, he said International Imam Hussain Council has contacted international organizations to commemorate 1400th birthday of Hazrat Imam Zain-ul-Aabadeen (R.A) in a befitting manner and all of them assured cooperation in this regard. a press release said.

He said after tragedy of 'Karbla' Hazrat Imam Zain-ul-Aabdeen (R.A) led first ever long march in human history and travelled 1665 km handcuffed from Karbla to Damascuss.

Meanwhile over 1,000 ulma, mashaikh of all sects and prominent figures from other religions would participate in the birth anniversary celebrations.

Speaking on the occasion Allama Izhar Bukhari said we have decided to commemorate Hazrat Imam Zain ul Aabadeen (R.A) year from February 15, to February 15, 2018.

He stated that poetry of Hazrat Imam Zain ul Aabadeen (R.A) is under publication, Barrister Rubab Mehdi Rizvi (London) stated that international conferences will be arranged in all the capitals of Muslim countries and also in London, Paris, Washington, Tokyo, Sydney, Allama Husain Ahmed appealed to the government to direct Ministry of Religious Affairs, Interior, Education and ministry of Information and Broadcasting to arrange a comprehensive plan to celebrate year of Hazrat Imam Zain ul Aabadeen.