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Islamic Republic of Iran

Ministry of Petroleum


Preliminary Commission [Number] 1

Restructuring of Human Resources

Ministry of Petroleum


[Stamp:] Confidential


In the Name of God


And when you judge between people to judge with justice [1]

[Persian translation of the above verse]


Date: 17/4/1361 [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 205/1BH, dated 19/3/1361 [9 June 1982]. A letter of response from that office, number 1469/2 AARAK dated 25/3/1361 [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 100275 NAH, dated 26/2/1361 [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 19/7/1360 [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 205/A B dated 19/3/1361 [9 June 1982] by the respective Administrative Affairs











[1] [Quran 4:45]