Supreme Leader stresses importance of accountability for officials
Leader of the Islamic Ummah and Oppresed People Imam Sayyed Ali Khamenei in a meetingon Wednesday with President Hassan Rouhani and his cabinet members urged the need to consider responsibility as an obligation not a means to possess wealth.
Supreme Leader also stressed that all officialls should be accountable for their responsibilities.
Leader of the Islamic Ummah and Oppresed People Imam Sayyed Ali Khamenei made the remarks during a meeting which was held after a fast-breaking (Iftar) ceremony hosted by the Leader.
Supreme Leader pointed to the statements of Imam Ali (AS) (the first Imam of Shiite Muslims) about differentiating between right and wrong, and said that Imam Ali (AS recommended people while trying to differentiate between right and wrong, one should not act in a way as to be misappropriated by the deceptive people.
Leader of the Islamic Ummah and Oppresed People Imam Sayyed Ali Khamenei referred to Imam Ali’s perception of accountability and said, ‘Considering responsibility, which is in fact an obligation, as a bait to possess wealth will lead to humiliation’ of humans.