TEHRAN, YJC. The Unity Week, which covers seven days around the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad, is held special with conferences on the Muslim unity.
Under the auspices of Iran's cultural attaché offices, the gatherings were held in Georgia, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan on January 8 and 9.
The Unity Week is annual occasion celebrated by Shia as well as Sunni Muslims as a sign of solidarity among different Islamic sects and schools of thought.
A similar round of conferences was also held in Tehran, capital of Irania from January 7 to 9.
The 28th Islamic Unity Conference was organized by Tehran-based World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought (WFPIST).
Titled "Unified Islamic Ummah: Challenges and Strategies”, the international conference brought together some 1300 Islamic scholars and intellectuals from 69 countries.
Attendees at the event included educated Muslim figures, ministers of Islamic countries, clerics, scholars and representatives of scientific and cultural circles from Iran and across the world.