Tehran (IP) - Iranians celebrated the beginning of the Fajr ten days by attending the historical place where Imam Khomeini sat upon his arrival to Tehran.

Iran Press/Iran news: Speaking at this celebration Alireza Fakhari, the governor of Tehran, discussed the role of Imam Khomeini in fighting against the Pahlavi regime and the victory of the Iranian Islamic Revolution. In this ceremony, the martial artists of the armed forces sang songs and created beautiful scenes by waving the holy flag of Islamic Iran.

The event marks the Fajr decade which is a ten-day celebration of the return of the Late Founder of the Islamic Revolution to Iran in 1979.

To mark the 45th anniversary of the glorious victory of the Islamic Revolution and the holy days of the Fajr Celebration, the Iranian President and the members of the cabinet renewed their allegiance with the ideals of the great founder of the Islamic Revolution by attending the Holy Mausoleum of Imam Khomeini (RA).

On 1 February 1979, Ayatollah Khomeini returned to Tehran after a period of exile in France imposed by the Shah of Iran, Muhammad Reza Pahlavi. Several million people went to Mehrabad International Airport to welcome Imam Khomeini. 

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