Leader appoints new Imam for Tehran Friday Prayers

MNA– Issuing a decree on Tuesday, Iranian Leader Ayatollah Khamenei appointed Seyed Mohammad Hassan Aboutorabifard as the interim leader (Imam) of Tehran Friday Prayers.

Iranian Leader Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei appointed Seyed Mohammad Hassan Aboutorabifard as the interim leader (Imam) of Tehran Friday Prayers. The decree was rolled out on Tueday.

The position belongs to Ayatollah Khamenei since January 14, 1980 when the late Leader of Iran, Imam Khomeini issued a decree of appointment.

The first event with the leadership of Aboutorabifard will be on the upcoming Friday on February 16.