Source: Press TV
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has accepted resignation of head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB), Mohammad Sarafraz, appointing Abdolali Ali Asgari as his successor.
cartoon by Farsheed Rajabali, Ghanoon daily
The complete text of the Leader's edict is as follows:
In the Name of God, the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful
Dr. Abdolali Ali Asgari (May his achievement continue)
In view of the resignation of Mr. Mohammad Sarafraz and while thanking him for his wholehearted revolutionary and value-based efforts, which must never be forgotten, I appoint you, who enjoy revolutionary background and managerial experiences in the national medium, as head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting.
File photo shows new head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting Abdolali Ali Asgari
What should be recommended has come in detail in my edict to Mr. Sarafraz. Therefore, I emphatically recommend you to pay due attention to planning, observing large scale strategies, attracting and keeping and training revolutionary and efficient forces, and effective presence in cyberspace, and put your trust and confidence in Almighty God.
I ask the Almighty to help you succeed in this regard.
Seyyed Ali Khamenei
Ordibehesht 22, 1395
May 11, 2016
cartoon by Keyvan Varessi, Ghanoon daily
In a separate edict, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution also appointed Mr. Sarafraz to membership at the Supreme Council of Cyberspace. Before being appointed as head of the IRIB, Mr. Sarafraz was real-person member of the Supreme Council of Cyberspace.
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