Press Shia – Hujjat al-Islam Dr. Ali Abbasi said, “Certainly, one of the reasons for the success of al-Mustafa International University has been due to the exceptional and unique management of Ayatollah Arafi.”
Press Shia – In an exclusive interview with Press Shia News Agency, Hujjat al-Islam Dr. Ali Abbasi, the new dean of al-Mustafa International University, referred to the history of the founding of the Islamic and university-style seminary for non-Iranian students based in Qom and stated, “al-Mustafa International University is a academic and seminary institution that, with the guidance of the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution [Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei], combines two educational and seminary organizations – the Islamic Seminaries Abroad and the World Centre for Islamic Studies – and was established in 2007.”
His Eminence explained that today, this great academic institution has been active in various places, both inside and outside Iran and added, “al-Mustafa International University serves the development and dissemination of the divine teachings of the Ahlul-Bayt and disseminates the spiritual, rational, and spiritual message of Islam to the whole world.”
Hujjat al-Islam Abbasi spoke about the success of al-Mustafa International University in recent decades and the continuation of the progress of this institution under its new management and, “al-Mustafa International University has had many successes to date and will continue with divine assistance on this same correct path.”
He expressed his evaluation of management of Ayatollah Alireza Arafi during his tenure as the dean of al-Mustafa International University and stated, “Certainly, one of the reasons for the success of al-Mustafa International University was due to the exceptional and unique management of Ayatollah Arafi, such that the name of this great academic institution has become associated in the world with Ayatollah Arafi and with divine assistance, the same policies and strategies of the past will continue.”
al-Mustafa International University has currently over 45,000 students, half of them studying in the school’s campuses in Iran. 40,000 students have graduated since 2007.
Press Shia News Agency