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


[Newspaper:] Kayhan

[Date:] Saturday, 26 Azar 1362 – 12 Rabi‘al-Awwal 1404[17 December 1983]

[Issue No:] 12040

[Page:] 17


[Emblem of the Bank Melli Iran]

In the Name of God




We herewith, would like to inform Mr. Abbas Derakhshan and Ahmad Adab, retired employees of this bank that, as a result of their membership in the perverse Baha’i sect, and in accordance with decisions  number 180- dated 31 Shahrivar 1362 [22 September 1983] and 182- dated 2 Mehr 1362 [24 September 1983 ] of the Preliminary Commission of the Restructuring of Human Resource of the Economic and Financial Affairs of Fars Province, that they have been sentenced to permanent dismissal from government service and to the discontinuation of their retirement salaries. They are to present themselves to the office of the personnel of the Bank Melli Iran, within 15 days from the publication of this announcement, otherwise [this interim order becomes] a final order [for dismissal] will be issued.


Bank Melli Iran