Maryam Rajavi lauds election of the new Secretary General of the PMOI
- Published on Wednesday, 07 September 2011 09:57
In its annual Congress in Camp Ashraf, Iraq, simultaneous with the 47th anniversary of its founding on September 6, 1965, the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI), also known as the Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK), elected Ms. Zohreh Akhyani as its new Secretary General for a two-year term. Ms. Sediqeh Hosseini, the outgoing Secretary General chaired, the Congress, which elected Ms. Akhyani among 11 candidates.
Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, President-elect of the Iranian Resistance, congratulated Ms. Akhyani's election and added that this election reflected the PMOI's democratic set of relationships within, its blossoming, strength and prowess as the principal organized opposition movement to the clerical regime, especially at the time when the ruling theocracy is engulfed in a power struggle and crisis and terrified of being overthrown.
Mrs. Rajavi said this election sends the Iranian people the message to rise up and stand against the ruling religious dictatorship until final victory.