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Un Supports Imam Ali’S Holy Shrine To Join Unesco

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UN special representative in Iraq met with top Iraqi jurisprudent hailed the role of Shiite Muslim leadership in Iraq announcing UN support for registration of Imam Ali (as) shrine in UNESCO World Heritage list.

According to ABNA, Martin Kobler, UN special envoy to Iraq met with Grand Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Sistani, senior Shiite leader and said the UN supports the holy shrine of Imam Ali (as), cousin, son-in-law and the first infallible successor of Prophet Mohammad (blessings of God upon him and his progeny) to be registered in UNESCO World Heritage list.

UN’s special envoy to Iraq referred to his different feelings in his visits to the holy city of Najaf and hailed the reconstruction projects around the holy shrine.

He said the place has to be protected and honored by world communities and vowed to support the necessary measures for the holy place to join World Heritage list soon.

The UN representative and Grand Ayatollah Sistani are said to have agreed on resolving the crisis in the country through dialogue and away from sectarian approach in political discourse.

Source: http://english.irib....d-heritage-list

Date: 17 April 2013

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