London(IP): Members of the Muslim community in Britain gathered on Friday, 24th May 2024, to honor the martyrdom of Ebrahim Raisi, the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, and his entourage, which included Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian.

Iran PressEurope: The memorial service took place at Dewan Al-Kafeel Centre, in the British capital of London, where recitations of the Holy Quran were recited for the martyrs, followed by speeches delivered by renowned Islamic scholars of the Muslim community in Britain. 

Hundreds of attendees included people of various ethnic backgrounds, wanting to pay tribute to the martyred Iranian officials.

The President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Ebrahim Raisi, was martyred in a helicopter crash on Sunday, May 19. The helicopter carrying the president headed to Tabriz, was involved in an accident in the forest area of Dizmar between the villages of Uzi and Pir Dawood.

Ayatollah Ebrahim Raisi, Hojjatul-Islam Ale-Hashem Friday Prayers Imam of Tabriz, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Malek Rahmati, General Governor of East Azarbaijan, pilot, co-pilot, crew chief, head of the security team and one of the bodyguards and several other companions were on board and all martyred along the president.