Tasnim – Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri lauded the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) for playing a key role in the development of Iran in various areas and giving people assistance in hard times.
In a letter on Tuesday, Major General Baqeri congratulated IRGC Commander Major General Hossein Salami on the anniversary of foundation of the IRGC.
The name of the IRGC is shining on the peaks of national might, dignity and progress, he said, paying tribute to the IRGC forces for helping meet the needs of the Iranian nation on all fronts.
“The IRGC is shining in defense, security and cultural areas as well as in eliminating poverty and assisting people,” the top general added, IFP reported.
He also noted that the IRGC has raised the flag of awakening and the campaign against hegemony.
“Devoted and brave IRGC personnel have given their lives to safeguard the Revolution, religion, the Islamic Establishment and lofty ideals of Islam as well as Iran’s independence, power and national security” to protect the country against enemy plots, he underscored.