Leader Pays Tribute to Late Founder of Islamic Republic

14:36 - January 31, 2023
News ID: 3482294
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei visited the mausoleum of Imam Khomeini (RA) in Rey, south of Tehran, on Tuesday to pay homage to the late founder of the Islamic Republic.

Ayatollah Khamenei visits mausoleum of Imam Khomeini


The visit came ahead of the Ten-Day Fajr (dawn), which marks the anniversary of the Islamic Revolution’s victory.

Imam Khamenei paid homage to the memory of the founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran and martyrs of the Revolution.

Imam Khamenei also visited the graves of dignified martyrs of the Islamic Revolution such as Mohammad Hossein Beheshti, Mohammad Ali Rajai, Mohammad Javad Bahonar and the martyrs of the 7th of Tir and asked God the Exalted to raise their status.

The Leader also paid homage to the grave of martyr Arman Aliverdi, (who was martyred while defending for the security of the nation) a number of the martyrs of the Defense of the Holy Shrines, the medical staff martyred during the Corona pandemic, and the unknown martyrs.

The day of Imam Khomeini’s return to Iran (February 1 this year) marks the beginning of the Ten Day Fajr, which culminates with rallies on the anniversary of the victory of the Islamic Revolution on February 11.

Millions of Iranians across the country observe ten days of celebrations in February every year marking the anniversary of the victory of the revolution that put an end to the monarchy of the US-backed Pahlavi regime in the country.

The Iranian nation toppled the US-backed Pahlavi regime 44 years ago, ending the 2,500 years of monarchic rule in the country.

The Islamic Revolution spearheaded by the late Imam Khomeini established a new political system based on Islamic values and democracy.



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