President Rouhani sent a message to the people of Iran, appreciating them for taking part in late Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani’s funeral ceremony on Tuesday.

“Turkish nation and government sympathising indicates that our two neighbouring and Muslim countries share grief and happiness with one another

President Rouhani visited wounded war veteran with 70% disability, Faramarz Fazeli, and appreciated him for his self-sacrifice during the 8-year Sacred Defence.

Expressing condolences over passing away of Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani to the great Iranian nation, especially the Supreme Leader, Dr Rouhani said: "Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani was an incomparable figure of Islamic movement and the Islamic Revolution".

President Rouhani attended Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani’s funeral on Tuesday in Tehran and bid farewell to his body.