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Islamic Republic of Iran

Decision of the Office of Personnel

Companies covered by the Government-affiliated companies’ employment regulations)


Form: (54-4)47-A Department of State for Administrative and Employment Affairs


  1. Name of Public company: Joint-stock house construction companies of Iran
  2. Company’s code: -----
  3. Employee number:  [redacted]
  4. Given Name: Mr Soroush
  5. Surname: Bahrehmand
  6. Name of father: Hasan
  7. Birth certificate number and place of issuance
  • Birth certificate number: [redacted]
  • Issued in: [redacted]
  • Province:  [redacted]
  1. Place of birth: [redacted]
  2. Date of birth: 23 Bahman [redacted] [12 February]
  3. Highest degree and field of study
  • Highest degree: Master’s degree
  • Field of study: Building construction
  1. Title of Permanent Government Position:  Building Construction Expert
  2. Number of Permanent Government Position: 19
  3. Category  Technical and engineering

           Branch: Architecture

           Level: 2

  1. [Employment] Category:  8
  2. [Employment] Level:  3
  3. Government unit: Management of Technical Affairs
  4. Place of employment: City of Tehran, Tehran Province
  5. Category of Decision: permanent dismissal of employment
  6. Details of Decision:

We note that you are a member of the Baha’i sect, which is not considered a divine religion and carries a prohibition against employment. Also, having noted your absenteeism and late arrivals, which are reflected in your file, and that Clause 8 of Article 29 of The Human Resources Restructuring Act, [applicable to] Government Ministries and Affiliated Organizations, stipulates that “Membership in the perverse sect which, in accordance with the Consensus of opinions (among Muslim Jurists) has been considered to be [a religion] “outside the domain of Islam”, and also that membership in organizations whose platform and constitution is based on denying [turning one’s back on] religions” require that you be permanently dismissed from employment. Consequently, according to approved decree number 627 of 12 Mehr 1361 [4 October 1982], your employment at this company is terminated herewith and effective on the above date [illegible].

  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 Ordibehesht 1361 [21 April 1982]
  4. Date of issuance and ruling number

Date: 6 Ordibehesht 1361 [26 April 1982]

Number: 510

  1. Given name and surname of the official in charge: [illegible]

Title of employment: President and managing director

Title of permanent organizational position [of the official in charge]: President and managing director

Signature [signature]

Copy: Employee