A visit to a father on Father’s Day (PHOTOS)

Father’s Day (1)

A photo gallery of a very old Iranian father who is visited by his children, grand and great grandchildren on Father’s Day.

Heydar Shahriari is an old man who served as a soldier in the Bam Citadel during the Qajar era. He has 19 children and over 250 grand and great grandchildren. In spite of all hardships of a nomadic life and old age, he is totally healthy and does all his daily routine all by himself.

He is well known for his good behaviors, and is entitled as the man of peace. Every year on Father’s Day, his children, grand and great grandchildren come from afar to pay a visit to him.

Snapshots of the family reunions by the Iranian Students’ News Agency:

Fatemeh Askarieh is an Iranian journalist working on a range of fields including culture, art, lifestyle, cultural heritage, and tourism. She has been working with the Iran Front Page (IFP) Media Group for 10 years, and is currently the head of the Art and Lifestyle Department.


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