This is according to Hojat-ol-Islam Seyed Hashem Mousawi, the representative of the Leader of the Islamic Revolution in Britain and president of the Islamic Center of England.
Addressing an international webinar organized to commemorate the late founder of the Islamic Republic, the senior cleric said Imam Khomeini always emphasized the need for opposing cultural, political, and economic dependence on world powers. `
The international webinar titled “Resistance Discourse in Imam Khomeini’s Thought” started at the mausoleum of Imam Khomeini south of Tehran at 2 PM local time Thursday.
The Research Institute of Imam Khomeini and Islamic Revolution, International Quran News Agency, Institute for Compilation and Publication of Imam Khomeini's Works, and Central Headquarters for Commemorating Imam Khomeini (RA) have jointly organized the program.
Muhammad Azmi Abdulhamid, the president of the Malaysian Consultative Council of Islamic Organizations (MAPIM), and Ali Ramadan Al-Awsi: Iraqi Quran Scholar, Professor of the World Islamic Sciences and Education University in London, were the other speakers at the webinar.
Ayatollah Ruhollah Moussavi Khomeini, better known as Imam Khomeini, engineered Iran’s 1979 Islamic Revolution, which led to the overthrow of the US-backed Shah of Iran.
Born in 1902, he grew to become the iconic leader of the Iranian nation’s struggle in the 1970s against the centuries-old monarchical tyranny.
Imam Khomeini passed away on June 3, 1989, at the age of 87.