Alireza Zakani, Mayor of Tehran, Met With The Deputy Governor of Najaf on Saturday, November 27th.
The Mayor of Tehran, in his meeting with the Deputy Governor of Najaf, said: Najaf and Karbala are no longer two ordinary cities but are a symbol in the doctrinal and international front, and there is an essential heartfelt connection between them.
He continued: "My suggestion is to form a joint working group between Tehran and Najaf to provide solutions in all cases in which we can have mutual services."
The twinning agreement between Tehran and Najaf is a wish for us, in this action, there is a proud moment in the world and a deep look in the hereafter, so this is an honor for us and we declare our readiness.
Hatef Abdul Amir Habib Mazi, Deputy Governor of Najaf Ashraf: If allowed, I would like to mention memory, and that memory is that in 2014, a street in Najaf Ashraf has named Imam Khomeini in the presence of the former mayor of Tehran.
In the last few years, the powers of the municipality of Najaf have increased and, it is possible to conclude a sisterhood contract.