Leader Visits Imam Khomeini Mausoleum as Iranians Mark Ten-Day Dawn

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei on Wednesday paid a visit to the mausoleum of Imam Khomeini (RA) and the martyrs section of Behesht-e Zahra Cemetery south of Tehran.

Leader Visits Imam Khomeini Mausoleum as Iranians Mark Ten-Day Dawn

The visit came on the second day of the Ten Days of Dawn
Celebrations marking the victory anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution of

During the visit, Ayatollah Khamenei said prayers, recited
Surah al-Fatiha and paid homage to the late Founder of the Islamic Republic of

Ayatollah Khamenei also visited the grave of former chairman
of Iran’s Expediency Council Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani and the martyrs
cemetery and paid tribute to and honored the memory of the late Ayatollah
Rafsanjani and the martyrs and prayed for the loftiness of their position in
the Hereafter.

Every year, millions of Iranians across the country observe
ten days of celebrations, known as the Ten-Day Dawn, marking the anniversary of
the victory of the revolution that put an end to the monarchy of the US-backed
Pahlavi regime in the country.

The day of Imam Khomeini’s return to Iran marks the
beginning of the Ten Days of Dawn, which culminates with the anniversary of the
victory of the Islamic Revolution on February 10.

The Iranian nation toppled the US-backed Pahlavi regime 38
years ago, ending the 2,500 years of monarchic rule in the country.

The Islamic Revolution spearheaded by the late Imam Khomeini
established a new political system based on Islamic values and democracy.



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