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[Personal information has been redacted.]



Imperial Government of Iran


[Decision of the Office of Personnel]



Form: Ayn – (52 – 04) 32 Department of State for Administration and Employment Affairs


  1. Ministry of Education
  2. Employee number [redacted]
  3. Given Name: Mr. Shahrokh
  4. Surname: Houshidari
  5. Name of father: Fazlollah
  6. Birth certificate number and place of issuance
  • Birth certificate number: [redacted]
  • Issued in: [redacted]
  • City: [redacted]
  • Province:  [redacted]
  1. Place of birth: [redacted]
  2. Date of birth: 21/2/[redacted] [11 May (redacted)]
  3. Highest degree and field of study
  • Highest degree: Associated Diploma, Major: Humanities
  • Field of study: Humanities
  1. Title of Permanent Government Position:  Sports coach
  2. Branch:  Education and Culture, Course: Physical Training, Group: Fourth
  3. [Employment] Category:  7
  4. [Employment] Level:  6
  5. Government unit: Azadi Junior High School
  6. Place of employment: Arak, Arak Province
  7. Permit: As described in the text of the ruling
  8. Category of Decision: Termination of Employment
  9. Details of Decision:

According to your clear admission, you are a follower of the Baha’i belief.  Consequently, as the Employment Law stipulates that the employment of those who are not followers of one of the country’s officially recognized religions is in contravention of the laws of the Constitution, your employment at the [Department of] Education is being terminated herewith.

Copy to: 1- Office of Parliamentary Affairs, Ministry of Education, Administrative Affairs Department

  1. Salary, benefits and bonuses ………..
  2. Salary, benefits and bonuses specified in this ruling amounting to a total of (spelled out) ……….. are payable after ……….
  3. Date of the ruling’s execution: 1 Mehr 1358 [23 September 1979]
  4. Date of issuance and ruling number
    Date: 9 Mehr 1358 [1 October 1979], Number: 56202/5
  5. Given name and surname of the official in charge: Zaynli

Title of permanent organizational position [of the official in charge]: Director General of the Department of Education, Arak Province

Signature [signature]

Copy: Employee