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Islamic Republic of Iran

Ministry of Oil

Iran National Oil Company

Oil-rich Regions


Number 0319

Date 23 Shahrivar 1359 [14 September 1980]

Enclosure: -----


In the Name of God

Mr. Einollah Sedaghat

Number [redacted]

Subject: Suspension from Service

In accordance with the decision of the [Islamic] Revolutionary Public Prosecutor and the Office of the Provincial Governor General of Khuzestan, owing to your employment being unlawful [because of] your affiliation with the perverse Baha’i sect, you are hereby directed to cease from attending your place of employment, effective 15 Shahrivar 1359 [6 September 1980], pending the decision of the relevant authorities.

In the event you do not consider yourself affiliated with this sect, you are to confirm the same in writing, in order for your case to be considered and said decision to be revised.

28 Shahrivar 1359 [19 September 1980]

Mohammad-Reza Shamasi [Signature]

Vice Director Department of the Administrative and Finance Affairs for Oil-rich Regions.