25 Apr 2024
Tuesday 3 June 2014 - 13:31
Story Code : 98973

Iran commemorates Imam Khomeiniís death anniversary

TEHRAN, June 3 (MNA) Ė Iran holds celebrations on Imam Khomeiniís death anniversary; many foreign guests attend.


Imam Khomeini, the founder of Islamic Revolution of Iran, passed away on June 4, 1989. He founded the Islamic Revolution in Iran in 1979 with a massive support of Iranians.


A large number of people and officials annually gather at Imam Khomeiniís shrine in the south of Tehran for a commemoration ceremony. Millions of Iranians from around the country travel, some on foot, to pay tribute to the late architect of the Revolution.

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Sayed Ali Khamenei, who was elected the Leader of the Islamic Revolution by Iranís Assembly of Experts will be the chief speaker in the gathering this year. Also Iranís president of the time, Dr Rouhani will give a speech on the occasion.

Imam Khomeiniís grandson, who is Reverend Custodian of Imam Khomeiniís shrine, Hojjatoleslam Seyed Hassan Khomeini, also delivers a speech during the ceremony every year.

By Mehr News Agency

 

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