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[The excerpt below is from the section of the article that pertains to the Baha’i Faith]


[Newspaper:] Ettelaat

[Date: Monday 20 Ordibehesht 1361 [10 May 1982]

[Issue No.:] 16717


In the Name of God


Islamic Republic of Iran

Iranian National Steel Company

Employment Notice

“It is important to realize that others will not offer us anything; we must make it ourselves” – Imam Khomeini

The Steel Production Plant of Isfahan, in order to complete the cadre of its technical production and accelerate the operation of its development plan, employs candidates with the following [qualifications], on a contract basis, for the duration of one year following interview and probation:

Engineers and technicians in the fields of electricity, electronics and electro-technology, mechanics and metallurgy

Workers in the fields of electricity, mechanics, pyrotechnics, machining and other similar fields of production.


  1. National of the  Islamic Republic of Iran
  2. Believe in the ideology of the Islamic Republic of Iran
  3. Following one of the official religions recognized by the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran
  4. Clean record [no criminal record]
  5. Exemption from military service or dispensation [release] or enlistment service book with grace period
  6. In perfect health, approved by the health and welfare [office] of the Isfahan Steel Production Plant
  7. Between the ages of 18 and 35]


[Those who are] [members of] the families of the martyrs and their first degree dependents; those willing to assume their previous positions; and those who have already have submitted applications possess the mentioned conditions of the positions and fulfill the employment regulations of this company, will have priority.