[Translator’s notes appear in square brackets]

[Personal information has been redacted.]


The Islamic Republic of Iran

Ground Forces

Ministry of National Defence



In the Name of God


From: [Illegible] (Assistants Section)

To: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Office of Public Inquiries


Number: 3/7 [?]

Date: 19 Azar [?]

Enclosure: ------

(Phone [?])


The subject of retired colonel, Rezvanollah Maani-Hesari


[Illegible] Response number 45/7260, dated 30 Mehr 1359 [22 October 1980]


The retirement pension for the aforementioned officer has been terminated owing to his being a follower of the Baha’i sect.  In the event that the aforementioned individual is willing, he should come to this office during working hours and complete the “Form [undertaking] not to be engaged in the propagation of [his] faith” so that we can take further action.


Supervisor, Office of Retirement [illegible] of the Army [illegible].  Colonel, Ground Forces, Ezzat [illegible]


[A few handwritten notes on the bottom of the page] [Illegible]

[Official stamp with number and date]

Number: 14543

Date: [Illegible]