On Wednesday, April 21, 2021, the anniversary of Hazrat Khadija’s demise, the “International Conference Umm Al-Momenin Khadija Kobra (a.s.), First Lady of Islam” was held virtually with the speech of the thinkers of the Islamic world and with the message of the Grand Ayatollah Javadi Amoli.
“Hazrat Khadija (a.s.) was the mother of Hazrat Fatima (a.s.), the mother of all infallible Imams and the real mother of all believers,” said Dr. Laleh Eftekhari, Secretary of the International Conference of Hazrat Khadija (a.s) at the beginning of the congress, offering her condolences on the demise anniversary of this heavenly lady and the supporter of the Prophet of Islam (p.b.u.h).
“The conference was attended by 14 domestic and international institutions and organizations, and organizations from various countries, including Iraq, India and Turkey, participated in the conference,” said Eftekhari, according to the website of the World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought, referring to the holding of the International Conference of Hazrat Khadija (a.s.).
“Initially, a call was issued for articles on three topics: The role of Hazrat Khadija (a.s.) in defending Islam and the Prophet (p.b.u.h), Hazrat Khadija from the point of view of the Prophet (p.b.u.h) and AhlulBayt (a.s.), and Arbaeen, an arena and a platform for introducing the life and thought of Hazrat Khadija (a.s.) as a role model for Muslim women. Subsequently, more than 100 articles and abstracts were submitted to the Secretariat of the Conference, including 37 articles from Iran and 70 articles from Arab countries,” she added.
In the end, the Secretary of the International Conference “Umm Al-Momenin Khadija al-Kobra (a.s.), First Lady of Islam”, thanked and appreciated the institutions that participated in holding the International Conference.
At the end of the conference, the best Persian articles submitted to the Secretariat of the Conference by Zahra Fakhr Rouhani, Tayebeh Jahantab, Ali Almasi and Mr. Gholampour were presented.
It should be mentioned that the “International Conference Umm Al-Momenin Khadija al-Kobra (a.s.), First Lady of Islam” is held and organized by the Deputy of Women of Cultural and Educational Committee of Arbaeen, AhlulBayt (a.s.) World Assembly, Arbaeen International Foundation, Al-Hawra Zainab Center affiliated with the Holy Shrine of Imam Hussein (a.s.), Qom Sisters Seminary, Sisters Seminary Management Center, Women, and Family Affairs Center of Razavi Research Foundation, Institute of Islamic Culture and Education affiliated with the Representation of the Supreme Leader in Universities, The World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought, Basij of professors of universities of Greater Tehran, Basij Organization for Students and Clerics, and Al-Mustafa International University.