Only Iranian president of the U.N. General
By Mahmoud Ghaffari
March 2, 2004
The recent nominations and winnings of some Iranians for one reason
or another around the world, has made me think about their origin
and background that led to their successes.
In particular those
of Shirin Ebadi for wining the Noble Peace Prize, and
Shohreh Aghdashlou for being nominated for an Oscar in the
supporting actress category,. made me ponder. They all have
one thing in common, their fame and their work all started before
the Islamic Revolution.
The current regime cannot and will
be able to take credit for their success. Their path for
success was paved long before the revolution. In fact Islamic
Republic has not been able to duplicate such personalities or the
the Nation enjoyed before its violent takeover.
Iranians we should be proud of is one Nasrullah Entezam.
only Iranian to have had the honor of holding the presidency
of United Nation's General Assembly for one term ... See Entezam
ascension to the post was during an era that Iran had little
exposure to the Western World and he was able to use his charisma
diplomatic prowess to put Iran on the map. He was able to
good work multiple times since his days at the UN,
up to the Islamic Revolution. At which point we all know Iran went
into the abyss of isolation and has never been able to pull
It should be of no surprise that Iran "The pariah"
never be able to duplicate its glorious past, until
terrorism and this brand of Islam have their grip on the Nation.
up to us, the new generation, to study the successes
throughout our history and let it be known to the
world. In the hopes that they can, by their actions in the past
help Iran regain its esteemed position amongst
the civilized Nations of the world.
Below I have included a document published in the
early 50's by the Iran-America Society that retells Entezam's story
while at the UN. For more information of Nasrullah
Entezam you can also visit ghaffaris.com and
click on his image. Enjoy... See Entezam at
Mahmoud Ghaffari is the broadband aircraft communication project
manager for Boeing and is an Adjunct professor of Network communication
and computer science and Devry and National Universities.
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