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National Iranian Industry Organization


ARDO Industries Company


Date: 18 Mehr 1361 [10 October 1982]

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Mr. Rahmatollah Safi-Ardestani

Although you have shown diligence and competency in advancing the affairs of the company, economizing expenses and [have also] shown [yourself to be of] high morals and good character, we must terminate your employment effective 17 Mehr 1361 [9 October 1982] because of Directive Number 20261 date 18 Azar 1360 [9 December 1981] from the Department of Labour and Social Affairs regarding the dismissal of Baha’is, who, according to Islamic consensus of Muslims, are perceived to be outside the religion of Islam.


Human Resources - Abbaspour

ARDO Industries Company (Private joint-stock)