IRNA – The Prime Minister of the UK Theresa May has extended congratulations over Nowruz.
“I want to express my warmest wishes to everyone celebrating the occasion of Nowruz throughout Britain, Iran and across the rest of the world,” the message reads.
“Nowruz is an opportunity for people to gather together with their loved ones and reflect on the past year, looking forward to what lies ahead,” the message continues.
“To everyone celebrating Nowruz and new beginnings, I wish health, happiness and prosperity for you and your family,” she added.
Nowruz is celebrated as the first day of the Persian year (March 21). The tradition which is originated from the ancient Iran is also celebrated in some other countries.
Senior officials of many countries together with resident ambassadors in Iran have so far expressed congratulation over the Iranian New Year.