IRI President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in a message on the occasion of International Imam Ali Naqi (AS) Congress said that explaining and promoting the thoughts and knowledge of that Imam at a time when modern ignorance targets the genuine Islam are need of the day, IRNA reported.
"The attacks of the children of devil on divine and human culture of Ahl ul-Bayt (the household of the holy Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) is continuing and they carry the heavy responsibility of liberating the humans from the ignorance imposed on them," he added.
Holding the international Imam Ali Naqi (AS) Congress provided a great opportunity for familiarizing those who are eager to know about the genuine Islam with luminous thoughts of Ahl ul-Bayt.
President Ahmadinejad congratulated the birth anniversary of the 10th Shia Imam Ali Naqi (AS).
He praised the organizers of International Imam Ali Naqi (AS) Congress, and the artists, writers, and poets for their contribution to holding the congress.