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King of Jordan congratulates on Nowruz

Tehran, Jordan media reported that King of Jordan Abdullah II bin AlHussein in a message congratulated Iran Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei and Iran President Hassan Rouhani on Nowruz.

In his separate messages, Abdullah II bin AlHussein wished health , progress and prosperity for Iranian people.

Nowruz (meaning new day in Persian) marks the first day of spring.

Jordan media like Al Ghad, AdDustour and Assabeel newspapers widely covered this message.

The Persian New Year is celebrated across the world by various countries, particularly Afghanistan, Albania, Azerbaijan, countries falling within the Former Yugoslavia, Republic of Macedonia, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkey and Turkmenistan.

It was registered as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2009 by the UN.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency IRNA

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