Haj Ali Akbari named Tehran Friday prayer leader

December 31, 2018 - 21:41

TEHRAN - Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has appointed Mohammad Javad Haj Ali Akbari as interim Friday prayer leader in Tehran.

On Friday, which falls on January 4, Haj Ali Akbari will lead the prayer in Imam Khomeini Musalla.

He was born in Damavand in 1964.

The Leader appointed Haj Ali Akbari, 54, as the new head of the Policy-Making Council of Friday Prayers in January.

Other interim Friday prayers of Tehran are Mohammad Emami Kashani, Ahmad Khatami, Kazem Seddiqi, Ali Movahedi-Kermani and Mohammad-Hassan Aboutorabi Fard.

NA/PA

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