Raisi Gets Khamenei’s Approval for Investment in Transportation Projects Involving Bartering and Oil Smuggling
NCRI Security and Counterterrorism Committee
The National Council of Resistance of Iran – Committee on Security and Counterterrorism
NCRI logoDocuments on the Raisi Requesting Permission from Khamenei to pay the Cost of investment in Transportation Projects Involving Batering and Oil Smuggling, Along with Khamenei’s Written Approval
“NCRI’s Counterterrorism Committee Reveals Three Confidential Documents titled Bartering Oil, Exchanged Between the President and the Supreme Leader of the Regime in July and August 2022
(Document number 1)
Islamic Republic of Iran
To the esteemed attention of the Grand Ayatollah Imam Khamenei
The great leader of the Islamic revolution
With best regards,
Respectfully, following letter No. 3375/01/M dated 30/01/1401 (April 19, 2022), to implement Your Eminence’s directives to assess the needs of various institutions and expenses of large and priority projects, now I submit to Your Eminence, an attachment to the letter No. 16839/M dated 14/04/1401 (July 5, 2022) by Mr. Dr. Mokhbar, the Honorable First Vice President, together with the list of strategic rail and air transportation projects of the country, with the amount of investment for each, the amount of increase in freight and passenger transportation, and the amount of energy consumption savings due to the implementation of the mentioned projects, submitted to Your Eminence, If you agree, allow the said costs to be provided and paid from bartering oil based on the text of the proposed ratification that is attached.
We pray for your health and long life with the blessings of the Almighty God.
Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi
Document No. 2 raisis 1
Your Eminence, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution
The Grand Ayatollah Imam Khamenei
With many greetings
Respectfully, following the letter No. 17641/01/M dated 29/4/1401 (July 20, 2022) and in implementation of the guidance of Your Eminence regarding the assessment of the needs of various institutions and the expenses of large and priority projects, the list of strategic projects of rail and air transportation in the country is presented to Your Eminence with the proviso the amount of each investment and the government’s commitments regarding the amount of increase in cargo and passenger carrying capacity and the amount of energy consumption savings due to the implementation of the mentioned projects with a specific schedule within four years.
Considering the state of transportation in the country and the definite necessity of reforming it, if deem it appropriate, allow the said investment from the allocation of the government’s share of oil bartering (after deducting the legal share of the National Development Fund and the National Oil Company) to increase the capital of the country’s Transportation Development Fund by using the appropriate financing tools and methods according to the attached ratification that has been approved by the government’s Economic Headquarters.
The annual monitoring reports of the operation of this license will be submitted with meticulous legal supervision to Your Eminence.
I pray to God Almighty for the health and long blessed life of Your Eminence.
With renewed respect
Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi
Document No. 3 office supreme leader 1
(Document No. 3)
Office of the Supreme Leader
Date: 19/05/1401 (10/08/2022)
Your Excellency, Hojjat al-Islam, Mr. Raisi…
The Honorable President of the Islamic Republic of Iran
Your Excellency’s letter No. 22531-01/M dated 5/15/1401 (August 6, 2022) regarding the use of barter in the country’s strategic rail and air transportation projects was brought to the attention of the Supreme Leader, long may he live, who said:
In the Name of God,
With regards, I agree with your Excellency’s proposal regarding bartering in view of the need to improve the country’s transportation situation. The subject of taking into consideration the priorities of the institutions is one of the duties and powers of the government. Peace be upon you and may God have mercy on you 16/05/1401 (August 7, 2022)
This is accompanied by a picture of His Holiness’ blessed handwriting – for appropriate action.
Document No. 4 1
National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)
Security and Counterterrorism Committee
March 27, 2023