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August 25, 2009

Rafsanjani will lead Friday Prayer on “Quds Day”

International Day of Quds, which is an annual event in Iran, will be also held this year on the last Friday of Ramadan. According to mowjcamp (from Kayhan), Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani will lead the Friday Prayer in Tehran on Quds day.
Some state news sources had announced previously that Ayatollah Sadighi was selected to lead the Friday Prayer instead of Rafsanjani. But according to Fars News Agency, Sadighi will lead Friday Prayer on August 28 which is the first Friday of Ramadan in Iran.
Ahmadinejad is also scheduled to deliver a speech before Ayatollah Sadighi’s sermon. Ahmadinejad is expected to focus his speech on his new cabinet appointments, as well as marking the occasion of Government Week (August 24-30).

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