Iranian MP hails Ramadan as time for boosting proximity
Member of the Sunni fraction in Iran’s Parliament hailed the fasting month of Ramadan as time for proximity between Shia and Sunni communities.
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Jalil Rahimi Jahanabadi, member of Ahle-Sunnat fraction in Iran’s Parliament, in an interview with Taqrib News Agency (TNA) praised the coexistence of the different religions and denominations in the country.”
He lauded the fasting month of Ramadan as opportunity to hold joint Iftar meals to discuss ways for boosting Islamic proximity and commonalities of Muslims.
Iranian Sunni MP highlighted the numerous common ideologies among Muslims which could marginalize the minor differences in Fiq’h issues.
He called Iran as a country home to millions of Muslims from different Shia and Sunni denominations perfectly respecting each other’s ideologies and underline their commonalities.
Jalil Rahimi reiterated that Muslims can contribute to advancements in their country through peace, security and cooperation which is a result of their solidarity.
Ramadan is the ninth month in the Islamic lunar calendar when Muslims fast, abstain from eating and drinking from dawn to dusk. It is also time for prayers and reciting holy Qur’an.
Muslims mark the occasion in sharing their iftar meals with Muslim and non-Muslim friends.