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28 Bahman 1357 [17 February 1979]


Honourable Committee of the Revolution and Executive Office of Imam Khomeini in Birjand– May God’s Blessings continually be upon you,

Greetings and Congratulations, we hereby would like to convey our faithful obedience to the national government [which is under the care] of His Excellency, Engineer. Mehdi Bazargan, who is in charge of the affairs of the country and has formed [the government] by order of the Supreme Leader Ayatollah Imam Khomeini.  We are wishing you every success in achieving prosperity and progress for our country and nation.


On behalf of the Baha’i Community of Birjand and Qaenat

Ali-Akbar Vakili

Mirza Kouchak Majidi