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Iran Commemorates ‘Most Poetic Day of Year’

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has commemorated the death anniversary of Allama Iqbal, the Persianspeaking poet of Pakistan, Iranian contemporary poets Sohrab Sepehri and Malek oSho"ara Bahar, and the National Day of Saadi Shirazi, the renowned Iranian poet.

"April 21 is the Day of Saadi, and the demise anniversary of Sohrab Sepehri, Malek oSho"ara Bahar, and Allama Iqbal. It is the day of Persianspeaking poets, and the most poetic day of the year. May they rest in peace. #Sweet_Persian," Mousavi said in a Sunday tweet.

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamic Republic of IRAN

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