[PROVISIONAL TRANSLATION FROM Persian]

 

[Translator’s notes appear in square brackets.]

[Personal information has been redacted.]

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

 

[Newspaper] Bamdad

[Date:] 25 Dey 1358 [15 Jan 1980]

[Issue No.:] 206

 

In a letter to the Revolutionary Council:  The employees of the Saderat Bank demanded to know the decision about their shares.

The employees of the Saderat Bank of Iran, in an open letter addressed to the Revolutionary Council, on which Bamdad was copied, demanded that the decision about their shares be finalised:

With hearts full of love, enthusiasm, chastity and tireless body and soul we are working in a bank to safeguard the institutions and protect the future of our families and children, and we have always been under the impression that we would be ultimately rewarded and thus witness the result of our investments. From the time that the rightful campaign against the then government started, and since Hojabr Yazdani, who was a Baha’i, elegantly obtained some of the shares of this bank, through the stock exchange, people’s view towards the Saderat Bank changed, and the previous bank managers put all their efforts into saving the bank amicably......