(AhlulBayt News Agency) - President of Anjuman Sharie Shian of Pakistan and senior Hurriyat leader Agha Hassan paid rich tributes to the national, political and revolutionary services of Iranian former president and influential member of Assembly of Experts.
Agha Hassan condoled to the bereaved family members and associates.
He said late Rafsanjani is counted in those influential religious personalities who had played a vital role in 17 years revolutionary movement.
Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani (25 August 1934 Rafsanjan, Persia – 8 January 2017 Tehran, Iran) was an influential Iranian politician and writer, who was the fourth president of Iran.
Ayatollah Rafsanjani was the head of the Assembly of Experts from 2007 until 2011. He was also the chairman of the Expediency Discernment Council of Iran.
During the Iran–Iraq War Ayatollah Rafsanjani was the de facto commander-in-chief of the Iranian military.
He was elected chairman of the Iranian parliament in 1980 and served until 1989. Rafsanjani also served as president of Iran from 1989 to 1997.