Leader Condoles Death of Two Members of Experts Assembly

September 12, 1999
TEHRAN Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in separate messages on Saturday expressed condolence on passing away of Ayatollah Seyed Ismaeel Hashemi and Hojjatoleslam Alemi Damghani, two members of the Experts Assembly. The Leader of the Islamic Revolution condoled with the noble people of Isfahan, prominent religious dignitaries in particular, and the bereaved family of Ayatollah Hashemi and the members of the Experts Assembly on his passing away.

In his message the Leader hailed Ayatollah Hashemi for rendering valuable services to the Islamic Revolution and the Iranian people. The message prayed to God for spiritual elevation of the alim and patience for his bereaved family. In another message, addressed to Interior Minister Abdolvahed Mousavi Lari, the Leader condoled Lari and the bereaved family and survivors of Hojjatoleslam Alemi Damghani and the members of the Experts Assembly on his passing away.

The two religious figures were members of the 86-member Experts Assembly. (IRNA)