IRAN NEWS NATIONAL DESK TEHRAN - The Leader of the Islamic Revolution,
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei here on Monday praised the services rendered by the Housing
Foundation of the Islamic Revolution, to the lower income groups.
In a meeting with the officials of the foundation on the anniversary of
the late Imam Khomeini's order to set up the organization, he said the objective of
establishing the foundation was to help the deprived. The Leader added that the officials
of the foundation have successfully discharged their duties. He said that if the people
are informed of the valuable services of the Housing Foundation, they will certainly help
Prior to the Leader's remarks, the representative of the Leader at the
Housing Foundation, Hojjatoleslam Rasouli Mahallati, briefed Ayatollah Khamenei on the
activities of the foundation on building affordable housing at the war-stricken, flood-hit
and quake-hit areas. The Leader contributed 10,000,000 rials to the bank account No. 100
of the foundation to help the deprived throughout the country.
TEHRAN The Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei,
wound up his week- long visit to the holy city of Qom yesterday.
During his visit he held several crucial meetings with the managing
council of the Qom Islamic Seminary to explore avenues for introducing new teaching
methods. The Leader also received people from all walks of life, especially the families
On Ayatollah Khamenei's guidelines, the city of Qom and ist immediate
surroundings will be declared an independent province in the near future.