Leader Gives Promotion Tablet of Martyr Sayyad Shirazi to His Son

April 20, 1999 - 0:0
TEHRAN The Leader of the Islmaic Revolution, Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei, here Sunday dedicated a tablet to the son of martyr general Sayyad Shirazi that conferred the rank of major general on his martyred father. In the same ceremony here Sunday, also Defense Minister Rear Admiral Shamkhani was promoted to the rank of vice admiral, Brigadier General Gholamali Rashid was promoted to the rank of major general.

The Leader of the Islamic Revolution also paid a personal tribute to the martyred deputy chief of the joint staff of the armed forces general Sayyad Shirazi, saying that the multitudinous procession of the people who participated in his funeral ceremony was a token of God's feelings towards the martyred ex-commander. (IRNA)