Tehran (IP) - The funeral ceremony of the president and his entourage will be held in Tabriz on Tuesday morning at 9:30 morning in Local time and bodies of martyrs will be transferred to Tehran and the holy city of Qom.

Iran PressIran news: “The funeral ceremonies for the president and his companions will take place Tuesday at 9:30 am local time (06:00 GMT) in Tabriz,

Later on the Day, Martyr Raisi's body will be taken to Tehran. Raisi will be buried in his hometown of Mashhad in northeast Iran.

Upon their arrival in Tabriz, post-mortem examinations will be conducted to ascertain the cause of their deaths.

Before the funeral ceremony, the bodies will then be transported to the capital city of Tehran. Here, leaders at the official level are expected to pay their respects and offer condolences to the families of the deceased.

The official burial ceremony is scheduled to take place tomorrow, with Ibrahim Raisi likely to be interred in the Iranian city of Mashhad, a significant religious hub for Shia Muslims and his birthplace.

The transfer and funeral arrangements come in the wake of a tragic helicopter crash in Iran's East Azerbaijan province, which claimed the lives of President Raisi, Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian, and other prominent officials. The nation mourns the loss of these esteemed leaders as preparations are made to honor their memory.