Defense Official Appointed

Defense Official Appointed Defense Official Appointed

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei issued a decree on Tuesday appointing Lieutenant General Gholamreza Jalali as head of the Passive Defense Organization, IRNA reported.  "It is necessary that effective measures be taken in the passive defense domain… and ensure the required defense preparedness against the enemy," the Leader said in the decree. Passive defense refers to measures taken, without using weapons, to reduce the likelihood of and minimize damage caused by hostile action.