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Islamic Republic of Iran

Ministry of Oil


Preliminary Commission [Number] 1

Restructuring of Human Resources

Ministry of Oil


[Stamp:] Confidential


In the Name of God

And when you judge between people to judge with justice [Quran 4:45]

[Persian translation of the above verse]


Date: 17 Tir 1361 [8 July 1982]

Number: 1032

Enclosure -----


Announcement of Decision

Specifications of the Offender:

Name – Surname: Ata[ollah] Orouji-Heravi, father’s name: Ali-Akbar, birth certificate number [redacted], issued at [redacted], place of birth [redacted], date of birth [redacted], employee number [redacted], Unit: Natural Gas Company


  1. Membership in the perverse Baha’i sect




Based on information received regarding the membership of Mr. Ata[ollah] Orouji-Heravi in the perverse Baha’i sect, he was summoned by the Preliminary Commission number 1, to the administrative affairs office of the National Gas Company, through letter number HB205/1, dated 19 Khordad 1361 [9 June 1982]. A letter of response from that office, number KARAA1469/2 dated 25 Khordad 1361 [15 June 1982], indicated that the place of residence of the afore-mentioned was unknown. Therefore the Preliminary Commission, citing Article 39 of the Restructuring Act, and in the absence of the above-mentioned, made a decision based on Clause 8, Article 29 of the said Act, and the content of the previous telephone-graph number HAN100275, dated 26 Ordibehesht 1361 [16 May 1982] of the Supreme Supervisory Commission for Restructuring of Human Resources.  Mr. Ata[ollah] Orouji-Heravi was unanimously given permanent dismissal from employment at government and affiliated agencies (subject of Clause 11, Article 20 of the above-mentioned Act).

Also, this Order is effective as of 19 Mehr 1360 [11 October 1981]

Stamp and signature

[Signature over official stamp]


First copy: Administrative Affairs of the National Gas Company

Second copy: to Mr. Ata[ollah] Orouji-Heravi

Third copy: Archives

Fourth copy: Office of the Minister of Petroleum, together with a summary of the file

Fifth copy: The Supreme Supervisory Commission, together with a summary of the file


To be communicated for the purposes of registration in the file and settling of the account based on letter number HBA/205 dated 19 Khordad 1361 [9 June 1982] by the respective Administrative Affairs