RNA – In a speech, Grand Ayatollah Naser Makarem-Shirazi has repeatedly emphasized the importance of accountability.
Given the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak in Iran, the revered source of emulation called on people to stay at home and in keeping in line with their individual and social responsibilities and to prevent further outbreaks of the Coronavirus.
He said, “In these days, a tribulation and epidemic has deprived everyone of peace. In this special situation, I call on all of you dear ones to pay serious attention to the danger of this disease while maintaining complete composure.”
Ayatollah Makarem-Shirazi added, “I would like to thank the medical and nursing community and other health and medical workers, the devoted military and law enforcement forces and the public for their assistance and selfless and diligent efforts from the bottom of my heart.”
His Eminence stated, “Today, our important responsibility is harmony, empathy and friendship between the hearts of the people and in a word, commitment and responsibility in [coping with the Coronavirus]. Therefore, I ask all the dear people to pay special attention to the observance of all of the requests requested by the health officials, including staying at home and avoiding any unnecessary travel. It’s a duty of everyone to take responsibility for this and not to be spectators like some uninformed and indifferent people who pass by these scenes.”
He said, “Undoubtedly, anyone who does little to combat this crisis and doesn’t do his job properly has engaged in underselling.”
In conclusion, Ayatollah Makarem-Shirazi said, “By praying and supplicating to God Almighty and resorting to the Infallibles, I ask you to repel and eliminate this tribulation.”
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