tehran, sept. 25, irna -- leader of the islamic revolution ayatollah
seyed ali khamenei on thursday honored the memory of the martyrs of the islamic revolution
and the iraqi-imposed war. issuing a statement on the occasion of the sacred defence
the supreme leader paid a glowing tribute to the martyrs of the eight years of the sacred
defence. ''the great men who dedicated their worthiest assets to islam and holy quran
brought the tyrants of the time on their knees,'' said a part of the statement read by
head of martyrs foundation hojatoleslam rahimian at a special ceremony marking the
martyrs' day at behesht-e-zahra cemetery in southern tehran. the supreme leader said the
iranian nation will keep alive the memory of the martyrs of the islamic revolution and the
sacred defence forever.
underlines importance of theological seminaries
tehran, sept. 21, irna —leader of the islamic revolution here on
saturday underlined the necessity of strengthening the management at the
theological center as well as compilation of its long-term programs.
speaking to the supreme Council of the qom theological semitiary,
ayatollah khamenei lauded the Performance of the center's present
management adding that it should give due attention to long term
administrative plahning of the center. the theological center? are
expected to train jurispruderits, researchers and philosophers capable of
addressing the cultural and religious problems of the people all over the
world, added the leader. ayatollah khamenei also called for updating the
curriculums of the theological centers and employing young scholars to
promote the goals of the centers.
the leader further stated that realization of Potentials of the
theological centers would serve to guarantee the future of the the islamic
republic as well as the muslim world. prior tö the leader's speech,
secretary of the center's supreme Council, ayatollah nasser makarem
shirazi, gave a report on the activities to update the expert studies and
revise the curriculums at the theological center.