The director of the Islamic Seminaries of Iran appreciated the scholars, teachers, seminarians ‎and media organizations for their presence and participation in a ceremony marking the ‎beginning of the new academic year and expressed hope that the Islamic Seminaries would ‎witness a year full of blessings and progress.‎

RNA – Ayatollah Alireza Arafi, the director of the Islamic Seminaries of Iran, issued a message ‎of appreciation to the sources of emulation, scholars, teachers, students, media and organizers ‎of a ceremony marking the beginning of the new academic year in the Islamic Seminaries for ‎their presence and participation in the ceremony, which was held on September 14th at Qom’s ‎famous Feyziyeh Seminary.‎

Classes in the Islamic Seminaries began on Sunday, September 15th.‎

The text of His Eminence’s message is as follows:‎

In the Name of God, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful ‎

I consider it my duty to offer my thanks and appreciation to each one of the distinguished ‎teachers, valuable seminarians, dear managers and directors, honourable members of the ‎Supreme Council of the Seminary and the Society of Seminary Teachers of Qom, offices and ‎homes of the Grand Ayatollahs and the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, respected ‎officials of Qom province, officials and representatives of the seminary organizations and ‎especially to the distinguished source of emulation, Grand Ayatollah Hoseyn Nouri-Hamadani, ‎for their valuable participation in the ceremony marking the beginning of the new academic ‎year in the Islamic Seminaries held at Feyziyeh Seminary in Qom. I would also like to thank the ‎news and media organizations and all those who participated in the ceremony. ‎

I hope that with divine favour and the attention of Hadhrat Wali al-Asr [Imam al-Mahdi] and ‎with the guidance of the Supreme Leader and the great sources of emulation and with the ‎sublime efforts of the teachers and the continuous struggles and efforts of the dear planners ‎and managers and with the efforts of our dear seminarians and scholars in the light of the ‎message of Imam al-Husayn and Ashura and the salvific discourse of the Islamic Revolution, ‎the Islamic Seminaries will witness a year full of ever-increasing blessings and progress.‎

Alireza Arafi, ‎
Director of the Islamic Seminaries of Iran

Rasa News Agency

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