Hundreds of thousand of Iranians from all walks of life on Sunday gathered at the mausoleum of the late Imam Khomeini to mourn the 23rd anniversary of the demise of the Founder of the Islamic Republic.
They also renewed their allegiance to Imam Khomeini’s causes and ideals.
A number of top Iranian military and political officials as well as foreign ambassadors and guests attended the ceremony.
A large number of domestic and foreign journalists and photographers gave coverage to the event.
The mourners, who came to Imam Khomeini’s mausoleum from different parts of the country and also from various countries, were dressed in black.
Every year, millions of Iranians from across the country travel to Tehran to pay tribute to the late leader.
Imam Khomeini who passed away on June 3, 1989, led an Islamic Revolutoin that has been inspirational for the regional nations in their current movements against despotism and un-Islamic governemnt.