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


[Adapted from website:] Iran Economist

[Date:] 10 Tir 1392 [1 July 2013]


Inauguration of Ayatollah Khamenei Mosque in Hozeh Honari[i]

Tasnim News Agency, Ayatollah Khamenei Mosque, in Hozeh Honari, with special features of Islamic and Iranian architecture, will be inaugurated on 16 Tir [7 July]

According to the cultural group of Tasnim News Agency, the Ayatollah Khamenei Mosque in Hozeh Honari will be inaugurated during a special ceremony on Sunday, 16 Tir [7 July] in Hozeh Honari.

The inauguration ceremony of the Ayatollah Khamenei Mosque will be held in the presence of Mohsen Momeni Sharif, head of Hozeh Honari, Hojjatol-Islam Mehdi Khamoushi, head of the Islamic Propaganda Organization, religious figures, cultural and artistic officials and artists, on Sunday morning, 16 Tir 1392 [7 July 2013] at 10:00 a.m., on the eve of the holy month of Ramadan.

This mosque was built on the site of Hozeh Honari, located on Somayyeh Street, not far from Hafez Bridge, and has different sections, such as a library and a conference hall. The architecture of this mosque, whose building is located inside the courtyard of the Hozeh Honari, has special features of Islamic and Iranian architecture.












[i] [Haziratu’l-Quds, the old Baha’i Centre in Tehran which was confiscated during the early years of the revolution]