Imam Hussain Holy Shrine wins first international prize for best book on Nahj al-Balagha

The Nahj al-Balagha Sciences Institute of Imam Hussain Holy Shrine has won the prize of the best book on Imam Ali’s literary masterpiece ‘Nahj al-Balagha’ (Peak of Eloquence), which is given every two years by the International Foundation for Nahj al-Balagha in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture and Guidance in Iran.

More than 140 centers and institutions competed for the prize with more than 1,000 books translated into English, German, Russian, Chinese, Dutch, Tatar, Hindi, Norwegian, Arabic and French.

"The Book of Fatima in Nahj al-Balagha by Sayed Nabil al-Hassani, director of the Nahj al-Balagha Institute of Imam Hussain Holy Shrine won the first international prize for the best book on Nahj al-Balagha,” said the Institute in a statement.

The ceremony reviewed the most prominent achievements of the Institute and was attended by official and scientific figures.