20 May 2024, 19:45
Update : 20 May 2024, 20:35

Funeral rites for Raisi to start Tuesday: Iran state media

TEHRAN, May 20, 2024 (AFP) - Funeral rites for Iran's president Ebrahim Raisi and his entourage who died in a helicopter crash will start on Tuesday in the northwestern city of Tabriz, state media reported.

"The funeral ceremonies for the president and his companions will take place Tuesday at 9:30 am local time (0600 GMT) in Tabriz", the official IRNA news agency said, adding that Raisi's body will later be taken to Tehran.


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