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Political philosophy of Imam Khomeini and Supreme Leader Khamenei inspired Islamic Awakening

Tuesday, 15 May 2012

Assembly of Experts Chairman Ayatollah Mohammad Reza Mahdavi Kani said that the late Imam Khomeini’s philosophy inspired the Islamic Awakening (Arab Spring) around the world. Ayatollah Mahdavi Kani stated that Imam Khomeini’s strong emphasis on the importance of the Islamic system of governance was the source of the Islamic Awakening and that he proved Velayat-e Faqih (supreme jurisprudence) can govern society while addressing the needs of the time. The daughter of Imam Khomeini, Zahra Mostafavi; Secretary General of the World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought, Grand Ayatollah Mohammad Ali Taskhiri, Director of the Permanent Secretariat of the World Assembly of the Islamic Awakening Ali Akbar Velayati and a number of other officials and scholars also delivered speeches at the conference.

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