Memorial Service for the Late Bozorgmehr Held
Memorial Service for the Late Bozorgmehr Held
TEHRAN – A memorial service was held at Ketab Sara on Tuesday to commemorate the late Shirzad Bozorgmehr, the renowned journalist and former editor-in-chief of Iran News English Daily and CNN’s correspondence in Tehran.

The late Bozorgmehr died last Thursday after suffering a heart-attack. He was 75.


In the memorial service at Ketab Sara, several journalists and friends gathered to pay homage to their former colleague.

The CEO of Sokhan Gostar Institute, publisher of Iran News English Daily, Mr. Hamid Reza Naghashian attended the ceremony and consoled the bereaved family and colleagues of the late Bozorgmehr.

Bozorgmehr had started his job as CNN correspondence in Tehran since 1997 and he cooperated with Iran News for ten years.

He was a graduate in journalism from a U.S. university. Days before his passing away, he covered Iranian Foreign Minister’s press conference on the eve of Journalists Day in Tehran.

  • source : Iran news