President describes Ayatollah Va'ez Tabasi as sincere, diligent, moderate Mujtahid

President Hassan Rouhani talked to reporters at Martyr Hasheminejad Airport Mashhad and described grand Ayatollah Abbas Va'ez Tabasi as a forerunner of the Islamic Movement and said: "His departure is a big lose to Islamic Iran and Khorasan province, as well".

Sat 05 - March 2016 - 10:57

Talking to reporters in his arrival to Mashshhad he said: "I have come to Mashhad for the pilgrimage of Iman Reza (AS) and to participate in the funeral of the late Va'ez Tabasi”.

Dr Rouhani described late Va'ez Tabasi as a sincere, diligent, and moderate Mujtahid who had strived hard for the cause of Islamic Establishment.

He added:"As he was one of the elites of the clerical community, well-known combatant and the front runners of the Islamic Movement, I hereby expressed my condolence to the Leader of Islamic Revolution, the Country’s religious scholars and students, the respected and religious people of Islamic Iran and his dear offspring and respected family".

"Along with the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei and Martyr Hasheminejad, he was one of the leaders of the Islamic Movement in the Khorasan region before the Revolution and after the Revolution also he bore some grave responsibilities such as the guardianship of Astane Qods Razavi, membership of the Expediency Council and the Assembly of Experts for the Leadership of the country.

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