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Publish Date: 14:41 - 29 October 2017
TEHRAN, October 29 - Tehran’s ambassador to Pakistan says the Iranian embassy in Islamabad is expected to issue 200,000 visas for Pakistani pilgrims.

TEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) - In an interview with IRNA, Mehdi Honardoost said steps have been taken by the embassy to further facilitate pilgrims’ trip to Iraq.

Pakistani pilgrims use the Iranian land for travel to Iraq to participate in the Arbaeen ritual.

Millions of pilgrims gather in the Iraqi holy city of Karbala to mark Arbaeen which marks the end of a 40-day mourning period for the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (AS), the grandson of the Prophet Mohammad (S), in 680 AD.


Source: TehranTimes

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