[PROVISIONAL TRANSLATION FROM Persian]

 

[Translator’s notes appear in square brackets]

[Personal information has been redacted.]

 

6/10/1361 [27 December 1982]

Number: 10/35511/

Islamic Republic of Iran

Municipality of Tehran

The divine medallion shines on the arms of the Mojahedin like the sun onto the owners of the occult mysteries of the heaven. -Imam Khomeini

 

Brother Afshar

Respected Director of Behest e Zahra

In view of the approval given by Sharia Judge Hojjat al-Eslam Mohammadi Gilani and to prevent contamination of the environment and to maintain cleanliness [purity], it is permissible to construct in the cemetery a facility where individuals who are not of the Book can be washed in the cemetery.

Mohammad Kazem Seifian

Mayor of Tehran