[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]

 

[Adapted from website:] Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance

[Date:] 20 Dey 1395 [9 January 2017]

 

Holding a Mid-Term Teacher Training Course to Deepen Religious Beliefs and Confront the Perverse Baha’i Sect

The head of the Quran and Its Traditions [division] in the Department of Culture and Islamic Guidance announced the news that the Cultural Institute of Quran and Linage of Noor-e Kowsar of Alborz is holding a mid-term teacher training course to deepen religious beliefs and confront the perverse Baha’i sect.

According to the public relations [office] of the Department of Culture and Islamic Guidance of Alborz Province, Hojjatol-Islam Mahmoud Dehghandar announced this news and added, “The Cultural Institute of Quran and Lineage of Noor-e Kowsar of Alborz [with the support of] the experienced lecturers of the seminary of Qom, has organized a mid-term teacher training course to deepen religious beliefs and confront the perverse sect.

He added, “The teacher training course will be held for 10 sessions on Thursdays, and the participants will be presented with a certificate of completion of the course.”

Among the benefits of the teacher training programme are: Familiarity with the perverse Baha’i sect and how to confront them, an official certificate, a coaching degree for erudite clergymen and seminary students with levels 2 and 3.

Applicants should contact the following numbers to register and obtain more information.

“(Internal 117) 026-36551090”, “09122181546”, “026-36545903” from 8:00 to 14:00.