Thursday, July 19, 2007

The Life of Iranian President Ahmedi Najad

God loves those who are humble in their personal
life too!
The Fox New TV (US) asked the Iranian President
Ahmedi Najad ; "When you look into the mirror in the
morning what do you say to yourself" ?

He answered : I see the person in the mirror and
tells him "Remember, you are no more than a small
servant, ahead of you today is the heavy
responsibility, and that is to serve the Iranian

And this was how the broadcaster introduced him.

Ahmedi Nijad, the Iranian President who astonished
many when he first reached to the office of the
Presidency by donating all the high valued Iranian
carpets to one of the mosques in Tehran by replacing
them with the low cost ordinary carpets.

He observed that there was a huge extravagant langue
for receiving and welcoming the VIPs and he ordered it
to be closed and asked the Protocol office to arrange
for an ordinary room instead with the wooden chairs,
though more impressive in fact...!

On many instances he joins the cleaning staff of the
municipality for leaning the streets in the area where
his home and the Presidency Office locates.

Under his authority whenever he appoints any
minister to his post he gets a signed document from
him with many points, particularly highlighting that
he shall remain poor and that his personal and his
relatives accounts will be watched and the day he
leaves the ministry shall be with dignity, and
therefore it is not lawful for him or his relatives to
take any advantage of his office.

First of all he declared himself all the "Big"
wealth and property he owned was a Peugeot 504 car,
model 1977, an old small house inherited from his
father forty years ago in one of the poorest zones in
Tehran. His accounts with a zero balance and the only
money comes in to his a/c was from. His salary from
the university as a lecturer with an amount of US$ 250

For your information the President still lives in
that same house. This is all what he owns; the
president of one of the world's important countries;
strategically, economically, politically and with
regard to its oil and defense.

He even doesn't take his personal salary with the
argument that all the wealth belongs to the nation and
he is the safeguard over it.

One of the things that impressed the staff at the
presidency is the bag
the president brings with him every day, which
contains his breakfast, some sandwiches or bread with
olive oil and cheese prepared by his wife and eats and
enjoys it with all happiness, While he stopped all the
deliveries of the special food used to come for the

One of the other things he changed was his personal
carrier "the presidents Aircraft" to a cargo aircraft
in order to save the spending from the public treasury
and he ordered that he will be flying with the
ordinary airline in the economic class.

He organizes meetings every now and then with all
the ministers to know their activities and efficiency
and he closed down the office of the manager of the
president and any minister can enter to his office
without any permission. He also stopped the welcome
ceremonies like the red carpet, the photo session or
any personal advertisement or respect of any kind
while visiting any place in the country.

Whenever he has to stay in any of the hotels he asks
them to make sure not to give him a room with any big
bed because he doesn't like to sleep on beds but
rather likes to sleep on the ground on a simple
mattress with a blanket.

Does any of such manners and practices shows any
disrespect for the high post of the president ??

Refer to some of the photographs which also confirm
the above.

The Iranian president is sleeping in the guest room
of his house after getting away from his special
guards who follow him wherever he goes and photo is
taken by his small brother according to the Wifaq
Newspaper which published this photo and the next day
the photo was published in most of the world's
newspapers and magazines and particularly the

During the prayer you can see that he is not sitting
in the first row!!!!
And the final photo is of his dining room where the
president is busy eating his meal.

> From: Yoe Zaharsyah (Donny)
> Sent: Wednesday, July 18, 2007 8:43 AM
> To: Staff Jakarta Office
> Subject: The Life of Iranian President Ahmedi Najad
A Nizami talk :

Saat ini ada 2 presiden yang saya kagumi: Evo Morales
dan Ahmadinejad.
Keduanya berani untuk mandiri dan peduli pada rakyat.

Ini pernyataan Morales ketika menasionalisasi
Perusahaan Swiss yang dianggap mencuri uang dari
rakyat Bolivia:
He said “Companies that respect Bolivian laws, that do
not steal money from the Bolivian people, will be
respected. But if the companies do not respect the
laws, I have no other alternative than to recover
those companies

Keduanya memiliki semangat untuk melayani rakyat.
Bukan dilayani rakyatnya.

Ahmadinejad ke kantor bawa bekal makanan sendiri yang
dibuat istrinya. Kalau di sini saya yakin berjejer
juru masak kepresidenan yang total bergaji puluhan
juta per bulan.

Saya lihat pemimpin kita baru bisa dilayani. Belum
bisa melayani rakyat. Paling banter hanya bisa
melayani presiden dari negara adikuasa.

Ketika George W Bush mau datang ke Indonesia, dalam
waktu 2 minggu milyaran rupiah dihabiskan dan helipad
yang tidak dibutuhkan Bush pun dibuat di kebun Raya

Namun ketika rakyat Sidoarjo kehilangan rumah,
pemerintah tidak mau mengganti rumah mereka meski
sudah setahun lebih. Pihak swasta lah yang diminta
mengganti meski dengan cara mencicil. Itu pun ternyata
hasil verifikasi tanah mengecewakan rakyat karena luas
tanah mereka berkurang jauh.

Rakyat membayar pajak hingga rp 400 trilyun lebih per
tahun kepada pemerintah. Tapi ketika ada yang
menderita, pemerintah enggan menolong mereka.

Rakyat Iran jauh lebih makmur dari rakyat Indonesia.
Toh pemimpinnya sederhana. Hanya punya mobil peugeot
tahun 1977 dan rumah kumuh warisan orang tua.

Sementara di Indonesia rakyatnya miskin, namun para
pejabatnya punya harta puluhan milyar rupiah. Dan
pejabat ini bisa menghabiskan milyaran rupiah hanya
untuk acara kawinan anaknya.

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