Zimbabwe VP pays homage to late Ayat. Rafsanjani

Tehran, Jan 12, IRNA – Zimbabwe Vice-President Phelekezela Mphoko voiced condolences over the demise of the Iranian Expediency Council Chairman Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani to the Iranian government and nation on Thursday.

He signed up memorial book in Iran's embassy in Harare, capital of Zimbabwe, and paid homage to the late Ayatollah.

Mphoko wrote that Zimbabwean people are sad over the passing away of the great revolutionary figure.

He said that the late Ayatollah Rafsanjani played an important role in promoting economic relations between the two countries.

Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani died on Sunday afternoon due to a heart attack at the age of 82.