Leader awards ‘medal of conquest’ to ex-Navy chief

September 9, 2018

TEHRAN – In a ceremony in the northern port city of Noshahr on Sunday, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei awarded the “medal of conquest” to former Navy Chief Habibollah Sayyari, Mehr reported.

Rear Admiral Sayyari, who is currently the deputy army chief for coordination affairs, received the medal for his admirable performance in the Navy and efforts to protect the country’s maritime borders.

Sayyari was also praised for protecting national interests, enhancing the country’s naval presence in international waters and his efforts for development along the country’s southeastern coasts of Makran.

MH/PA

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