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Ministry of Agriculture, Water, and Natural Resources

State Forest and Rangeland Organization

Number: [illegible]

Date: 12/7/1360 [4 October 1981]

Enclosure -----

In the Name of God

Islamic Republic of Iran

 

Mr. Jalaleddin Mazloumi

As specified in Articles 12 and 13 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran, the official religions of the country are Islam, Zoroastrianism, Christianity and Judaism.  As you are a follower of the Baha’i sect, your employment is in contravention of the Constitution, and in accordance with Subsection “s” of Section 14 of the State Employment Act, you have been terminated from your post.

Sayyid[i] Mohammad [illegible]

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Head of Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in Forestry and Rangelands

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

[i] An honorific denoting people accepted as descendants of the Islamic prophet, Mohammad