Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei appointed Hojjatoleslam Seyyed Ahmad Khatami as a member of the Guardian Council on Sunday.
Following the resignation of Ayatollah Mohammad Yazdi from membership of the Guardian Council due to his physical conditions, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution appointed Seyyed Ahmad Khatami as Guardian Council’s member.
The full text of the Leader of Iran regarding this appointment is as below:
In the Name of God, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful
Your excellency, Hujjat al-Islam wal-Muslimeen Mr. Sayyid Ahmad Khatami
Considering the fact that His Excellency Ayatollah Haj Shaykh Muhammad Yazdi (may he have a long life) has resigned from the Council of Guardians due to health issues and old age, after years of valuable service in holding different responsibilities in the Islamic Republic, and serving as a member of the Council of Guardians for many years, while thanking him, I appoint you as a member of the Council of Guardians and ask God the Almighty for the continued success of all the Council members and yourself.
Sayyid Ali Khamenei
Nov. 1, 2020