“Today, the Baha’is commemorate the martyrdom of Mirza Ali Mohammad of Shiraz in 1850.

“The Baha’i religion started in 1844.  Worldwide, it is estimated that more than 8.5 million people follow it. The central teachings of the Baha’i faith are the unity of God, religion and humanity.

“To all Baha’is in Alberta reflecting on the Martyrdom of the Bab today, I wish you a very special day.”