Astan Quds Razavi Receives Non-Iranian Pilgrims in “Mehr-e Fatemi Endowment”
Friday , 11/09/2018 - 14:59
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In the final days of the month of Safar, Astan Quds Razavi welcomes non-Iranian pilgrims in the “Mehr-e Fatemi Endowment.”
In the final days of the month of Safar, Astan Quds Razavi welcomes non-Iranian pilgrims in the “Mehr-e Fatemi Endowment.”
According to Astan News correspondent, Mahdi Jalali, the secretary of the Arbaeen Public Staff, on the sidelines of the visit to Astan Quds Razavi services at “Mehr-e Fatemi Endowment,” told non-Iranian pilgrims, “This year thanks to God and with the support of Astan Quds Razavi, the Arbaeen Public Staff has been receiving thousands of non-Iranian pilgrims at Mehr-e Fatemi Endowment.”
“This endowment, which with the help of the Office of the Endowments of the Khorasan Razavi Province and the IRGC of Imam Reza (A.S.) and Astan Quds Razavi serve pilgrims, in addition to providing accommodation and hospitality services, also provides the pilgrims with hygiene and medical, guiding and consulate services,” he stated. 
Jalali, stating that current costs such as the distribution of meals, transportation and accommodation is supplied by Astan Quds Razavi said, “This year, in the final days of the month of Safar, the medical center of Razavi Hospital, particular to these pilgrims is located in this endowment and more than 300 Pakistani pilgrims on a daily basis receive health care services from the base.”
“This endowment also by collaboration of the Non-Iranian Pilgrims Office of Astan Quds Razavi offers various cultural and promotional programs, cultural items and packages to pilgrims” the secretary of the Arbaeen Public Staff expressed.
Pointing to the fact that last year, there were more than 62,000 non-Iranian pilgrims with an average four-day stay in Mashhad he added, “In these days, we also receive more than 2000 Urdu-speaking pilgrims, who after returning from Karbala attend the holy city of Mashhad.”
Jalali pointed out that this endowment has attracted pilgrims from Azerbaijan, the Alawis and Shi’ites of Turkey, the pilgrims and Shi’ites of India, Pakistan and Afghanistan and remarked, “One of the remarkable points of these caravans is the presence of on-foot pilgrims from Afghanistan. This year, 450 people from these Shi’ites, after crossing the Iranian border traveled from Taybad to Mashhad al-Reza (A.S.).”
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