“Always Persian Gulf” banner outside embassies
WANA (Apr 29) – The installation of the “Always Persian Gulf” banner in front of the British and UAE embassies on the occasion of the “Persian Gulf National Day” is welcomed by cyberspace users.
Iranians mark the anniversary of the historical victory against Portuguese forces in the Persian Gulf fought back in 1622 known as “Persian Gulf National Day.
MORE ABOUT PERSIAN GULF
The Persian Gulf National Day is an annual event celebrated on April 30th.
The Persian Gulf has been an important trade route and cultural crossroads for thousands of years, and the countries of the region have a shared history and cultural heritage.
The celebration of the Persian Gulf National Day varies from country to country, but it typically involves cultural events, parades, and fireworks displays. The day is also an opportunity for the countries of the region to showcase their economic and cultural achievements, and to promote cooperation and collaboration in areas such as trade, tourism, and education.
However, it’s worth noting that the Persian Gulf region is also a politically sensitive area, with ongoing conflicts and tensions among some of the countries in the region. As such, the celebration of the Persian Gulf National Day can sometimes be a contentious issue, particularly in relation to disputes over territorial boundaries and political influence in the region.
PERSIAN GULF FOREVER
The naming of the Persian Gulf has been a contentious issue between Iran and some Arab countries in the region. Iran refers to the body of water as the “Persian Gulf,” which reflects its historical and cultural significance. However, some Arab countries, particularly those in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), refer to the body of water as the “Arabian Gulf.”
The dispute over the name of the Persian Gulf has its roots in a long-standing rivalry between Iran and some Arab countries in the region, as well as disagreements over territorial boundaries and political influence. Iran sees the use of the term “Persian Gulf” as a matter of national pride and identity, and considers any attempt to change the name as an affront to its sovereignty.
The dispute over the name of the Persian Gulf has led to tensions between Iran and some of its Arab neighbors, particularly those in the GCC. The issue has also been the subject of diplomatic protests, with some Arab countries refusing to participate in events or activities that use the term “Persian Gulf.”