MASHAD, July 19 (Mehr News Agency) - Expediency Council Chairman Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani arrived in the shrine city of Mashad on Saturday afternoon for talks with religious scholars on the current national issues.
"My main purpose is to make a pilgrimage to the
shrine of Imam Reza (AS) (and) also hold talks with noble ulema in the province
on the current state affairs," Rafsanjani told reporters upon his arrival at the
He was welcomed by provincial officials including Khorrasan Razavi governor and Mashad Friday prayers leader.
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