Iranian President Felicitates Birth Anniversary of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) to Muslim Leaders
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian President Seyed Ebrahim Rayeesi congratulated the birthday anniversary of the holy Prophet Mohammed (PBUH) to the leaders in Islamic states.
In separate messages on Saturday, Rayeesi congratulated the birthday anniversary of Holy Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) and Unity Week to the leaders and people of Islamic countries.
He expressed the hope that "during these auspicious and blessing days, more serious steps would be taken to establish solid and strong relations to promote pure Islam and disseminate salient characteristics of Holy Prophet of Islam Hazrat Mohammad relying upon Islamic commonalities and by following good deeds of the Holy Prophet (PBUH)".
Birth anniversary of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH), the event which is also called Eid Milad-un-Nabi, is celebrated in Islamic Republic of Iran and Islamic countries each year.
Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) was born c. 570. His exact birthday is believed by Sunni scholars to be on the 12th of Rabi' al-Awwal and by the Shiite scholars to be on the 17th of the same Lunar month.
The day of Great Prophet Mohammad (PBUH)'s birthday is a public holiday in Iran.