Khatam-al Anbiya Construction Headquarters (KAA)

Also Known As: 

Ghorb Khatam
Khatam al-Anbya
Khatam ol Anbia
Khatam al-Anbya Construction Headquarters
Khatam Al Anbia
Khatem-ol Anbiya Construction Organisation
Khatam-ulanbia reconstruction headquarter
Khatam-ol-Anbiya Base
Khatam-ul-Anbia Headquarter
Khatam-ol-Anbia Co.
Khatam ol Anbia Construction Heaquarter
Gharargah Sazandegi Khatamolanbia
Gharargah Sazandegi Khatam Al Anbiya
Gharargah Sazandegi Khatam Al Anbia
Gharargha Sazandegi Khatam ol anbia
Gharargah Khatamolanbia Company
Khatam-ol-Anbiya Construction Base
Khatam HQ
Khatam-ol-Anbia HQ

Weapon Program: 

  • Nuclear
  • Missile
  • Military


- No. 221, Phase 4, North Falamak-Zarafshan Intersection, Shahrak-E-Ghods, Tehran 14678, Iran
- Number 221, North Falamak-Zarafshan Intersection, 4th Phase, Shahkrak-E-Ghods, Tehran 14678, Iran


+98 21 88085809-10


+98 21 88085778-9

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Involved in construction projects for Iran's ballistic missile and nuclear programs; listed in an annex to U.N. Security Council Resolution 1929 of June 9, 2010, as an entity of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), with a role "in Iran's proliferation-sensitive nuclear activities and the development of nuclear weapon delivery systems"; with some exceptions, states are required to freeze financial assets on their territories which are owned or controlled by the entity, by its agents, by entities it owns or controls, or by entities determined by the Security Council to have assisted the designated entity in evading sanctions, and to ensure that any funds, financial assets or economic resources are prevented from being made available to it; listed by the European Union on June 24, 2008 as an entity linked to Iran's proliferation-sensitive nuclear activities or Iran's development of nuclear weapon delivery systems; with some exceptions, European Union member states must freeze all funds and economic resources owned, held or controlled by the listed entity, and prevent funds or economic resources from being made available to it; sanctioned by the governments of Canada, Norway, Switzerland, and South Korea, restricting business and financial transactions with the entity and/or freezing its assets in those countries; added to the Specially Designated National (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on October 25, 2007, freezing its assets under U.S. jurisdiction and prohibiting transactions with U.S. parties, pursuant to Executive Order 13382, which targets proliferators of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and their delivery systems; listed by the British government in 2011 as an entity of potential concern for WMD-related procurement; listed by the Japanese government in 2011 as an entity of concern for proliferation relating to missiles and biological, chemical, and nuclear weapons.

An IRGC-owned group of companies that acts as a prime contractor on projects for Iran's ballistic missile and nuclear programs; oversees subsidiaries that, according to the United Nations, "were heavily involved in the construction of the uranium enrichment site at Qom/Fordow;" subsidiaries include Fater Institute, Gharagahe Sazandegi Ghaem (GHAEM), Ghorb Karbala, Imensazan Consultant Engineers Institute (ICEI), Makin, Oriental Oil Kish (OOK), Rah Sahel, Rahab Engineering Institute, Sepanir, and Sepasad Engineering Company; oversees Ghorb Nooh, which owns or controls Hara Company, Omran Sahel, and Sahel Consultant Engineers; involved in projects for the Passive Defense Organization (PDO); reportedly owns 51.18% of Iran Marine Industrial Company (SADRA), and holds shares in Azar Ab Industries Co. and Machine Sazi Arak Co.; reportedly has 812 affiliate companies.

Reportedly part of the Khatam ol-Osea consortium, along with OIEC, SADRA, ISOICO, IDRO, and NIDC, which was awarded a contract to implement Phases 13 and 14 of Iran's South Pars Gas Development (SPGD) project; reportedly involved in the implementation of Phases 12, 15, and 16 of SPGD project; reportedly signed a contract with National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) and Parsian Bank for the construction of a gas pipeline; contracted Pars Oil & Gas Company (POGC) for work on Phases 1 - 6 of SPGD project; a client of Iran Tablo Company.

Conducts civil engineering activities, including road and dam construction and the manufacture of pipelines to transport water, oil, and gas; involved in mining operations, agriculture, and telecommunications; main clients include Ministry of Energy, Ministry of Oil, Ministry of Roads and Transportation, and Ministry of Defense; company officials include IRGC General Rostam Qasemi and deputy commander Parviz Fatah; other personnel reportedly include Abolqasem Mozafari-Shams and Ershad Niya; reportedly established in 1990.

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Date Entered: 

August 27, 2008

Date Last Modified: 

June 1, 2012