Tehran (IP) - The 34th anniversary of the demise of Imam Khomeini, the Great Leader of the Islamic Revolution and the Founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran kicked off at the Holy Shrine of Imam Khomeini in Tehran on Sunday morning.

Iran PressIran News: The Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei will deliver a speech on the 34th anniversary of the late Founder of the Islamic Republic.

The 14th of Khordad 1402 (June 4, 2023) is the anniversary of the departure of the Late Imam Khomeini (RA), the great founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Thirty-four years ago, "Ruhullah Mousavi Khomeini" (RA), the great leader of the Islamic Revolution, after 87 years of hardworking and tireless life, closed his eyes and rushed to meet God.

Iranians and Muslims around the world are commemorating the 34th anniversary of the demise of the late founder of the Islamic Revolution, Imam Khomeini (RA).

The Demise of Imam Khomeini is a national holiday in Iran which falls on June 4th each year. 

After eleven days in a hospital for an operation to stop internal bleeding, Imam Khomeini died of cancer on Saturday, June 3, 1989, at the age of 87. Many Iranians mourned Imam Khomeini's death and poured out into the cities and streets after his passing was announced 34 years ago. More than 10 million people from across the country attended Imam Khomeini’s funeral to form one of the largest-ever funerals in the world.

Following Imam Khomeini’s demise, Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei came to be selected on June 4, 1989, by the Assembly of Experts to be his successor, in accordance with the Constitution.


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