Nation observes 7th day service for Rafsanjani 

January 15, 2017

TEHRAN – A large memorial service was held on Sunday afternoon to mark the seventh day after the death of Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.

The ritual was at the mausoleum of Imam Khomeini, where Rafsanjani was laid to rest.

During the service, former Majlis speaker Ali Akbar Nategh-Nouri delivered a speech, where he praised the late ayatollah for his services.

The ayatollah died on January 8 after he suffered a cardiac arrest. He was buried two days later.

SP/PA
 

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