0912 GMT May 20, 2019
The Leader website wrote that family members of Ayatollah Momen, heads of the three branches of government, Head of the Assembly of Experts, as well as other officials, Ulima and clergies and people from various walks of life were present at the ceremony, IRNA reported.
Ayatollah Khamenei had on February 22 issued a message of condolence on the demise of Ayatollah Momen.
In his message, Iran's Leader said that Ayatollah Momen’s demise was a loss for the seminary.
In his message, he also hailed Ayatollah Momen’s academic position as well as his record of the fight against the regime of former deposed Shah of Iran.
The Leader condoled with the bereaved family of the late Ayatollah Momen, the great Ulima of Qom seminary, particularly his students and friends, and all the people of his hometown, Qom.
Ayatollah Khamenei prayed for his departed soul to rest in peace.