AhlulBayt News Agency (ABNA): In a message of condolences on the demise of Hujjat al-Islam val-Moslemin Mohammad Hassan Rastgou, President Rouhani expressed condolences to the seminaries and his honourable family.
The text of Dr Hassan Rouhani’s message is as follows:
We belong to Allah and indeed to Him we shall return (Holy Quran)
The demise of Hujjat al-Islam val-Moslemin Mohammad Hassan Rastgou, the well-known, hard-working person in the field of religion and media, caused great sorrow and grief.
This sincere and compassionate cleric has provided valuable services for many years by preparing and implementing informative and attractive programmes in the field of education of children and adolescents that will keep his memory and name alive.
I hereby offer my condolences to the seminaries, his followers, and especially his honourable family, and pray for him and wish his family patience and health.
President of the Islamic Republic of Iran