IRNA – Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qasemi in message commemorated October 12 as Day of Hafez, the poet, and wrote that Hafez language is a global language.
He started by a poem of Hafiz which says: ‘From off thought’s face, none hath drawn the veil as Hafez
Since the tress-tip, the brides of speech combed’.
Qasemi wrote that ‘his words are on peak and his poem is shining on top of human culture and civilization’.
Hafez is credit of Iranian literature and Iranian culture owes him a lot.
Shamsuddin Mohammad Hafez, known by his pen name Hafez a Persian poet who ‘lauded the joys of love, but also targeted hypocrisy’, born in 1315 AD and died 1390 AD in Shiraz.