Ayat. Rafsanjani to be buried in Imam Khomeini mausoleum

IRNA – Son of the late Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani said on Monday that his body is to be buried at Imam Khomeini’s mausoleum in Beheshte Zahra cemetery on Tuesday.

Mohsen Hashemi said funerals for his father will be held at Tehran University on Tuesday.

The Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution will reportedly say prayers on the late Rafsanjani’s body.

The funeral processions will take him to Beheshte Zahra cemetery and then to the late Imam Khomeini’s mausoleum where he will rest in peace near his close ally, the late Imam Khomeini, founder of the Islamic Revolution.

Ayatollah Rafsanjani, 82, died of a cardiac arrest caused by heart attack Sunday evening.