|Tuesday, April 23,|
Supreme Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei was awarded the rank of Major General to the new General Commander of the Guards Islamic Revolution.
"The leader of the Islamic Revolution, was awarded the rank of brigadier general to the new commander-in-chief of the Revolutionary Guards," the official Tasnim news agency reported.
"At this ceremony, which was attended by a number of senior military commanders, the leader of the Islamic Revolution expressed his hope that Major General Salami would proceed with the new responsibility, through creativity and morale."
On Sunday (April 21st), Khamenei decided to appoint Major General Hussein Salami as commander-in-chief of the IRGC instead of Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari .