The decree for the establishment of the center and appointment of members of supreme council

 

 

 

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei, in a decree issued on May 23, 2011, established Center for the Islamic-Iranian Model of Progress and appointed its chairman and members of the supreme council.

 

The full text of the decree is as follows:

 

 

In the name of God, the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful

 

Center for the Islamic-Iranian Model of Progress is established given the firm determination to reach an Islamic-Iranian model of progress and the necessity for applying all existing scientific capacities (both in seminaries and universities) in a bid to prepare grounds for compiling the model, promoting discourses and producing science in this field.

 

And, I appoint Dr. Sadeq Vaezzadeh, Head of the Islamic Research Institute for Culture and Thought Hojjatoleslam Ali Akbar Rashad, Head of the Islamic Propagation Office of the Islamic Seminary of Qom Hojjatoleslam Ahmad Vaezi, Hojjatoleslam Dr. Mir-Moezzi, Dr. Davoodi, Dr. Khalili Eraqi, Dr. Zahedi Vafa, Dr. Akbarzadeh, Dr. Saeed Jabal Ameli, Dr. Mir-Qafouri as members of the supreme council of the center. And, I appoint Mr. Sadeq Vaezzadeh as chairman of the council and head of the center.

 

I pray God for further success of these people

 

Seyed Ali Khamenei

May 23, 2011

 

Shortly after the decree, the 1st meeting of the supreme council of Center for the Islamic-Iranian Model of Progress was held on June 8, 2011. The statute of the center was approved by Supreme Leader one month after the decree for the establishment of the center was officially communicated. Therefore, Center for the Islamic-Iranian Model of Progress under the supervision of the supreme leader is a scientific and research body with legal identity and financial, administrative and recruitment independence. The center is governed in accordance with its statute. The chairman and members of the supreme council of the center are appointed for a period of 3 years.