Coincides with the anniversary of the demise of Hazrat Abu Talib, uncle of the Holy Prophet (p.b.u.h) and father of Imam Ali (a.s.), the opening ceremony of the “International Conference of Hazrat Abu Talib (a.s.); Supporter of the Great Prophet (p.b.u.h)”, was held on Tuesday morning, March 9, 2021, in Qom. Due to Covid-19, the ceremony was held in the presence of a limited number of scholars, professors and media representatives in the Quds Hall of the Imam Khomeini Higher Education Complex. But it was broadcast live on satellite and Internet networks. At the beginning of the ceremony and after reciting verses from the Holy Quran, Hojat al-Islam Mohammad Haeri Shirazi, one of the officials of the Academic Secretariat of the International Conference of Hazrat Abu Talib (a.s.), presented a report on this international conference. Then, the video message of Grand Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi was broadcast, and after that, the chairman of the Supreme Council of the AhlulBayt (a.s.) World Assembly, Ayatollah Akhtari, and the secretary of the Society of Seminary Teachers of Qom, Ayatollah Hosseini Bushehri, delivered their speech. Tawashih performance was another program of this conference.