Officials from Tehran Municipality’s Beautification Organization have met with the family members of martyr Safarpour, one of the combatants who were martyred during 8 years of imposed war by the former Iraqi regime on Iran.
Dr. Sayyed Mohammad Javad Shoushtari, Managing Director of Tehran Municipality’s Beautification, Yasser Garivani, the Director of the Public Relations Departments of Tehran Beautification Organization, were among the TBO officials who met with Martyr Safarpour’s family on Sunday.
The visit came on the first day of Sacred Defense Week, an annual event to commemorate the heroic resistance of the Iranian fighters against the military invasion by ousted Iraqi Dictator Saddam Hussein, who was supported by major Western powers including the United States.
Thousands of Iranian youths were martyred during the war. Now, 25 years on, Iranians mark the sacred defense by holding special ceremonies across the country.
Tehran Municipality’s Beautification Organization has organized a number of sculpture galleries dubbed “Gallery of Victory” across the Iranian capital to mark the Sacred Defense Week.
Sacred Defense Week is a seven day annual event marking the 8-year defense of the Iranian nation against former Iraqi regime’s invasion.