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National Iranian Oil Company

Oil Rich [Regions]



Islamic Republic of Iran

Ministry of Oil


Number: 0320/KR/59

Date: 23 Shahrivar 1359 [14 September 1980]

Enclosure: -----


In the Name of God

Mr. Mousa Alizadeh

Number: [redacted]

Subject: Suspension of Employment

According to the decision of the Revolutionary Prosecution and the governor general of Khuzestan, you are hereby informed that due to unlawful employment and affiliation with the perverse Baha’i sect, effective 15 Shahrivar 1359 [6 September 1980], your salary and benefits shall be terminated until a further decision is made by the authorities in charge, and you should refrain from reporting to work.

In the event that you do not identify with this sect, please inform this office in writing so that after due process the decision can be revisited.


28 Shahrivar 1359 [19 September 1980]

Mohammad-Reza Shamasi


Deputy in charge of Administrative and Financial Affairs in Oil Rich Regions