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Date: 6 Dey 1361 [27 December 1982]

Number: 10/35511/

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Islamic Republic of Iran

Municipality of Tehran

The divine medallion shines on the arms of the Mojahedan like the sun onto the owners of the occult mysteries of the heaven. -Imam Khomeini


Brother Afshar

Respected Director of Behest-e Zahra

In view of the approval given by Sharia Judge Hojatoleslam Mohammadi Gilani and to prevent contamination of the environment and to maintain cleanliness [purity], it is permissible to construct in the cemetery a facility where individuals who are not of the Book can be washed in the cemetery.


Mohammad-Kazem Seifian

Mayor of Tehran