Zoroastrians celebrate the birth of their prophet
In the city of Sulaymaniyah, the Zoroastrians celebrated the birth of their prophet Zoroaster, who was born 3757 years ago. They celebrated the burning of fire, singing, dancing and presenting food like Nowruz, which is celebrated by the Kurds, which some belief is part of it.
Awat Hussam al-Tayib, head of the Zoroastrian religion in the Ministry of Religious Affairs in the Kurdistan Region said: “We celebrate in today which is the anniversary of the birth of our prophet Zoroaster with the participation of all sectarian, religious and ethnic groups of Arabs, Kurds, Baha’is, Sabians, and Kakaites,” and “ We are happy to offer congratulations to all the world on this occasion, which reflects the fulfillment of peace and acceptance of the other. ”
Tayib said: “We thank the provincial government for the promulgation of Law No. 5 of 2015 which is on freedom of religion and belief, which has protected our religion and allowed us to share our worship freely and without fear,”