The Leader of the Islamic Revolution, His Eminence Ayatollah Khamenei, welcomed thousands of Holy Defence front-line forces and activists, as well as the families of martyrs, artists, writers, and pioneers, in the morning of Wednesday, 20th September 2023, at the Imam Khomeini Hussainiya. He highlighted various aspects of the significance of the Holy Defence and the remarkable achievements of the resilient Iranian people.
On the morning of 25th October 2023, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, in a meeting with participants in the Congress commemorating the 6555 martyrs of the province of Lorestan, highlighted the oppression of the people of Gaza and their patience and strength in the face of the ongoing crimes of the Zionist regime.
On the 25th of October 2023, Imam Sayyed Ali Khamenei extended his deepest sympathies and heartfelt condolences on the passing of Dr Mohsen Ustadi, a respected war veteran and a distinguished Professor of Islamic Studies at the esteemed seminary in Qum.
The Leader of the Islamic Revolution and Commander-in-Chief of the Iranian Armed Forces delivered a powerful message during the joint graduation ceremony of armed forces cadets, emphasising the significance of these forces as guardians of security, honour, and national identity. He highlighted the "irreparable defeat" suffered by the Zionist regime in the recent events, attributing the cause to the unrelenting brutality, criminal actions, and greed of the usurping regime against the Palestinian people. The Supreme Leader asserted that the Zionist regime cannot conceal its monstrous actions behind lies and victim-playing. Instead, the bravery and strategic prowess of the Palestinian youth have become a source of inspiration for all.
Ayatollah Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, in a message, called the desecration of the Holy Quran in Sweden a bitter, conspiratorial and dangerous incident and emphasized: The severest punishment for the perpetrator of this crime is agreed upon by all Islamic scholars, the Swedish government must hand over the criminal to the judicial authorities of Islamic countries.
This morning, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution stated in a meeting with religious scholars, seminary students, and Islamic Missiology activists that religion and spiritual goals are the seminaries' essential duty. Referring to practical and up-to-date Missiology tools, he emphasised the importance of understanding the audience and recognising the true nature of global Missiology scenes to have an offensive position and a spirit of jihad. He said, "The younger generation, as the owners and builders of the country's future, should be the centre of attention for creative and innovative Missiology methods and approaches."
This morning, His Eminence Ayatollah Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, emphasised the unparalleled importance of the Judiciary in a meeting with the Chief Justice, officials, and a group of Judiciary employees. He stressed the need for the complete implementation of the Judicial Transformation Document, combatting corruption within and outside the Judiciary, revitalising public rights, ensuring legitimate freedoms, and preventing the occurrence of crimes as some of the crucial duties of the Judiciary, adding, "The primary criterion for evaluating the performance of all institutions, including the Judiciary, is the final result and outcome that reaches the hands of the people."
In a message to pilgrims on the occasion of the extraordinary congress of Hajj, His Excellency Ayatollah Khamenei, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, referred to Hajj as a universal call for the elevation of humanity which paves the ground for the spiritual and ethical development of humankind. He stressed that "The precondition for hajj to be effective for all is that the Islamic Ummah should have a proper understanding of this mysterious life-giving ritual, which rests on the twin pillars of 'unity' and 'spirituality.'"
This afternoon, His Eminence Ayatollah Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, met with Ismail Haniyeh, the Head of the Political Office of Hamas, and his accompanying delegation. He referred to the progressive movement in the Palestinian issue. He emphasised the sense of responsibility among the young and faithful Palestinian generation and their individual and collective involvement in the arena of struggle. He considered this to be a highly important matter. He stressed, "The recent events in Jenin and the besiegement by Zionist forces, resisted by Palestinian youth, are a clear example of this new scene and a herald of a bright future accompanied by complete victory."
On Wednesday afternoon, Ayatollah Khamenei, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, received Shavkat Mirziyoyev, the President of Uzbekistan, and the accompanying delegation. In this meeting, referring to the unique historical, cultural, and scientific affinity between Iran and Uzbekistan, he remarked, "These common grounds should be used to expand bilateral relations in different arenas."
Ayatollah Khamenei, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, met with Mr Ziad Al-Nakhalah, the Secretary General of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad Movement (PIJ), and the accompanying delegation on Wednesday afternoon. He congratulated the PIJ for its victory over the Zionist regime in the latest battle in the Gaza Strip, saying that the Zionist entity is in a very different position today than it was seventy years ago. He stressed, "The Zionist enemy has lost the initiative and is simply reacting to events. This passivity indicates that resistance movements, including the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, are on the right path and are proceeding with wisdom."
This morning (Sunday), His Eminence Ayatollah Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, spent an hour and a half visiting the National Nuclear Industry Accomplishments Exhibition at Imam Khomeini (r.a.) Husayniyyah. At the exhibition, the most significant accomplishments of nuclear experts and researchers were showcased, particularly in areas that impact people's daily lives, such as medicine, pharmaceuticals, industry, agriculture and food, energy, water, power plant construction, and geology.
After an hour-and-a-half visit this morning to the Nuclear Accomplishments Exhibition that showcased achievements in agriculture, medicine and health, industry, environment, water, and power plant construction, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution declared this industry as the key to Iran's progress in various fields in the presence of several prideful scientists, experts and officials of the nuclear industry, and he emphasised the all-round effort to ensure that the impact of nuclear progress is felt in the lives of the people. He said, "The localisation of the overly important nuclear industry demonstrates the failure of the West and the humiliation of Westernised individuals who sought to demean the nation and weaken the spirit of work and hope in the country." Ayatollah Khamenei expressed his gratitude to the scientists, officials, and those active in the nuclear industry. He described the exhibition he visited as 'excellent, pleasing, and promising' and said, "People should be informed about the various aspects and effects of this progress on national life."