News ID: 110056
Publish Date : 11 December 2022 - 21:50

Late Minister Rostam Qassemi Laid to Rest 

TEHRAN -- A group of Iranian people and officials on Sunday joined a funeral procession for Rostam Qassemi, the late minister of roads and urban development, who died due to illness. President Ebrahim Raisi attended a ceremony at a mosque in the Presidential Office complex along with other government and military officials to bid farewell to late Qassemi whose body was later transferred to a burial place in Tehran and laid to rest. The former commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC)’s Khatam al-Anbiya Construction Headquarters, passed away at the age of 58 on Thursday. He suffered from cancer and underwent chemotherapy. Qassemi tendered his resignation last month after his conditions began to deteriorate.