[PROVISIONAL TRANSLATION FROM PERSIAN]

 

[Translator’s notes appear in square brackets]

[Personal information has been redacted.]

 

In the Name of God

[Emblem]

Islamic Republic of Iran

Ministry of Health

 

Date: 9 Farvardin 1363 [29 March 1984]

Number: 6/5/62/244

 

To: Regional Health Organization of Mazandaran Province

From: Supervisory Head Office, Medicine and Medical Equipment

Subject: Derakhshani Pharmacy in Qaemshahr

 

With reference to letter number 4/55691 - 10 Esfand 1362 [29 February 1984], we hereby advise that the case concerning said pharmacy was discussed in the 6 Farvardin 1363 [26 March 1984] meeting of the Legal Commission overseeing Pharmacy Affairs and since the owner of  said pharmacy, Mr. Abdol-Misagh Derakhshani, has explicitly stated in writing that he is a follower of the perverse Baha’i sect , his eligibility to own a pharmacy (as its owner) was not approved by the Legal Commission overseeing Pharmacy Affairs.

Dr. Morteza Azarnoush,

Director of Supervisory Head Office, Medicine and Medical Equipment

[Signature]

9 Farvardin 1363 [29 March 1984]

 

[Stamp with number and date]

4/1473

22 Farvardin 1363 [11 April 1984]

 

[Handwritten notes in the margins]

 

In the Name of God

Provincial Office of Administrative Affairs

  1. Please inquire from the Supervisory Board about the fate of this pharmacy, whose owner and technical supervisor are Baha’is, as to whether or not it should be shut down
  2. There is another pharmacy in Qaemshahr, whose owner (a pharmacist) and technical supervisor is a Baha’i.  Please clarify the situation [of that pharmacy as well].

 

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9 Farvardin 1363 [29 March 1984]

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[Provincial Administrative Affairs]

Please record the background

18 Farvardin 1363 [7 April 1984]