TEHRAN(defapress) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his new cabinet members paid homage on Sunday to the Founder of the Islamic Republic the late Imam Khomeini at his mausoleum in southern Tehran.
News ID: 65739
Publish Date: 27August 2017 - 14:39
President Rouhani and his new cabinet members who won vote
of confidence from the parliament last week attended the mausoleum of the late
Imam to renew allegiance to the Father of the 1979 Islamic Revolution in the
The visit took place on the fourth day of the national
Government Week (August 23-30) which marks the martyrdom anniversary of top
Iranian government officials during a terrorist bombing in 1981.
President Rouhani and his ministers paid tribute to the late
Imam by laying a wreath at his tomb and later at the tombs of the martyrs of
the 1981 which are located in the nearby cemetery of Tehran known as Behesht-e
On August 30, 1981, a number of top Iranian officials
including the then president Mohammad Ali Rajaei and prime minister Mohammad
Javad Bahonar, were killed in a huge explosion which was caused by a member of
the terrorist Mojahedin Khalq Organization (MKO).