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Iran's Religious Leader on a Visit to Baku

Iran’s Religious Leader on a Visit to Baku

Iran’s religious leader grand ayatollah Hossein Nouri Hamedani arrived in Baku on August 31 for a 6-day visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan.

Nouri Hamedani was welcomed by Sheikh-ul-Islam Allahshukur Pashazade, the chairman of the Caucasian Muslims Office, the Iranian embassy to Baku told local news agency Trend.

Nouri Hamedani is scheduled to meet Shia clerics at Teze Pir mosque in Baku and visit the historic cities of Ganja and Shamakhi.

Previously, the grand ayatollah had traveled to Russia, Kenya, and Tanzania.