SANA’A – The leader of the Revolution Sayyid Abdulmalik Badr al-Din al-Houthi has on Monday stressed the importance of commemorating the Day of Wilayah because it is as he said “the day of completion of religion and the grace.”
In his speech on this occasion, Sayyid Abdulmalik al-Houthi congratulated the Yemeni people and the Arab and Islamic nations on Eid Al-Ghadeer and the Day of Wilayah (mandate) of the Commander of the Faithful Ali Ibn Abi Talib peace be upon him.
He also touched upon the religious and historical backgrounds of the occasion and the lessons learned from it, which every Muslim should realize them in order to change the reality of the Islamic Ummah.
On Monday, the capital Sana’a has witnessed mass celebrations in the three main squares to commemorate the anniversary of Day of Wilayah (marking the mandate of the Commander of the Faithful, Imam Ali Ibn Abi Talib).
The participants in the celebrations emphasized that they would follow Imam Ali’s approach and would learn lessons from his life, specifically his courage and heroism in the face of tyrants and oppressors.
Eid al-Ghadeer marks the occasion on which the Prophet Muhammad publicly proclaimed Ali as his successor as leader of the Islamic Ummah. The day is celebrated by Muslims around the world.