The annual National Army Day parade took place on April 17, commemorating the anniversary of the Army of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Iran (IMNA) - The event was held in Tehran and other cities across the country, with notable Iranian political and military figures in attendance. These included President Seyed Ebrahim Raeisi, Major General Mohammad Bagheri, Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, Major General Hossein Salami, Commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), and other high-ranking Iranian commanders and officials.

The Birth of National Army Day to Strengthen Iran's Military in 1979"

National Army Day, an annual celebration held on April 18, was established by the founder of the Islamic Revolution, Imam Khomeini, in 1979. At that time, Imam Khomeini's initiative aimed to enhance the status of the Iranian Army, which was struggling with both internal and external challenges. This crucial decision was made following the exposure of hostile propaganda that sought to weaken the Army after its successful efforts in suppressing riots and thwarting separatist plots.

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