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Imam Khomeini played commendable role for awakening Islamic world: Pak exenvoy

Islamabad, Former ambassador of Pakistan to Iran says founder of the Islamic Revolution Imam Khomeini played an impressive and commendable role for awakening the Islamic world.

In an interview with the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA), Javid Husain said Imam Khomeini was one of the very prominent and outstanding personalities of the Muslim world of the 20th century.

"His (Imam Khomeini) role in bringing about Islamic Revolution in Iran, which is one of the most important developments in the Islamic World of the last century, is memorable," he said.

The analyst said Imam Khomeini not only helped bring a political transformation in replacing a monarchy with democratic system in Iran, but also brought about social transformation moving the Iranian society towards greater equality among the people from different classes of the society.

Javid Husain said Imam Khomeini's role in bringing about awakening in Islamic world is also very impressive, very commendable and something which needs to be highly appreciated.

It should be hoped that the important contributions of Imam Khomeini to Iran and the rest of the Muslim World, will always be remembered in high esteem and with great appreciation in history," viewed the former ambassador.

The expert added that Imam Khomeini had taught his people how a government should be established in an Islamic society. He said that people in Iran have every right to decide as to what kind of government they want in their own country.

Javid Husain went to say that Imam Khomeini's teachings and his views should be considered very carefully in the Islamic world.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency IRNA

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