Gholam Reza Azhari who was former Prime Minister

He served as interim prime minister of a military government until a civilian government could be chosen. He served as prime minister from 6 November 1978 to 31 December 1978. He formed the first military government in homeland since 1953. On 21 December 1978, Azhari, then the prime minister, told U.S. Ambassador to homeland William Sullivan that, “You must know this and you must tell it to your government.