Dar es Salaam (IP) - Attending the Iranian cultural center in the capital, Tanzanians honored the martyrs of the president's helicopter crash by reciting the Holy Qur'an.

Iran PressAfrica: The helicopter carrying the Iranian President headed to Tabriz, was involved in an accident in the forest area of Dizmar between the villages of Uzi and Pir Dawood.

Iran's President Seyed 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.

Elders of different communities, students of Tanzanian universities, and seminaries participated in the commemoration ceremony of martyrs in Iran's cultural center in Dar es Salaam on Tuesday evening. Various groups of Tanzanian people paid their respects to the martyred president of Iran and his companions by reciting the Holy Qur'an and praying for the martyrs.

The participants in the ceremony considered Ebrahim Raisi not only as the representative of the Iranian nation but also as the representative of the oppressed people of the world, who were the main supporters of the oppressed people of Palestine.


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