Risk Level:
89% May harm your business future;

This entity is connected with designated / sanctioned entities who are helping Iranian Regime Terrorist Activities & development of WMD

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The 15 Khordad Foundation is one of the organization created in 1982 on the orders of Rouhollah Khomeini that intend to fix the economic issues of the families of martyrs, veterans, and founders of the Revolution. This foundation is one of the Revolutionary Institutions of the Islamic Republic of Iran and is under the supervision of the Office of the Supreme Leader;

The 15 Khordad Foundation in reality was a supplementary office to the Foundation of Martyrs and Veterans Affairs. The scope of its activities included: the creation of the 15 Khordad Cultural and Literary Association, collection of documents regarding the 1963 demonstrations in Iran, organizing commemoration ceremonies of 15 Khordad, construction of 15 Khordad Dam near Qom, regulating supply of drinking water in Qom, and many more;

The foundation is one of the organizations under the supervision of the Supreme Leader. After its creation the foundation was under the supervision of a council appointed by Rouhollah Khomeini, in which one of the members was Habibollah Asgaroladi;

The 15 Khordad Foundation is a “bonyad,” which are charitable trusts in Iran that play a significant role in Iran’s non-petroleum economy, controlling an estimated 20% of Iran’s GDP. Exempt from taxes, they reap “huge subsidies from the regime, while providing limited and inadequate charity to the poor;

15 Khordad Foundation has boosted $500,000 the bounty it had offered for the killing of British author Salman Rushdie to $3.3 million from $2.8 million, after protests around the world over alleged insults to the prophet Muhammad, who is considered holy in the Islamic world. The 15 Khordad Foundation reportedly will pay the higher bounty to whoever acts on a 1989 fatwa issued by Iran’s late leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, which called for the death of Rushdie, the author of “The Satanic Verses,” because the novel was considered blasphemous to Muslims. Rushdie is also an apostate from Islam, making it almost impossible that the Islamic death sentence would ever be lifted. The Iranian newspaper, Jomhoori Eslami, indicated that the increased bounty was the decision of another ayatollah, Ayatollah Hassan Saneii, who heads the 15 Khordad Foundation;

Ghaed Bassir Petrochemical Company – founded with investment by the 15th of Khordad Foundation;

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Also Known As:
15 Khordad Foundation
15 – Khordad Foundation
15 Khordad


Tehran, Iran

Person of interests:
Ayatollah Hassan Saneii – President of 15-Khordad Foundation
Hosein Mohajeri – Administrative Manager

Reason for the color:
» 15 Khordad Foundation boosts bounty for Salman Rushdie;

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