Wed Aug 23, 2017 16:25:30
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President congratulates Abdolrahim Mousavi on appointment as Army commander

President Rouhani sent a message to Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi to congratulate him on his appointment as the Commander-in-Chief of the Islamic Republic of Iran Army by the Supreme Leader.

New cabinet members swear into office

The members of the 12th Administration’s cabinet swore into office at the first session of the Council of Ministers and vowed to be committed to the Islamic Republic of Iran, national interests and people’s votes, as well as the charter of ethics of the Administration of Prudence and Hope.

President in the first session of the 12th cabinet:

I thank Majlis chairman, representatives for showing coordination, trust in administration/Our legitimacy contingent on serving people/People's vote contingent on moderation, fulfilling promises/Administration has no duty above production, employment

President chaired the first session of the cabinet of the 12th Administration on Sunday and described people's vote to the administration contingent upon moderation and fulfilling promises, stressing that the administration's legitimacy is contingent on serving people.

President appoints Sattar Mahmoudi as acting minister of oil

According to Article 135 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran, President Rouhani appointed Mr Sattar Mahmoudi as Acting Minister of Oil.

President appoints Dr Sayyid Zia Hashemi as acting minister of science, research, tech.

President Rouhani appointed Dr Sayyid Zia Hashemi as Acting Minister of Science, Research and Technology.

According to Articles 87 and 133 of the constitution;

President appoints 16 ministers for the 12th Administration's cabinet

President Rouhani appointed 16 ministers of the 12th Administration after vote of confidence of the parliament and based on Articles 87 and 133 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

President appoints Dr Nobakht as vice-president, PBO head

President Rouhani appointed Dr Mohammad Bagher Nobakht as Vice-President and Head of Plan and Budget Organisation (PBO).

President appoints Jamshid Ansari as vice-president, recruitment organisation head

President Rouhani appointed Mr Jamshid Ansari as Vice-President and Head of Administrative and Recruitment Affairs Organization of Iran.

President appoints Dr Nahavandian as vice-president for economic affairs

President Rouhani appointed Dr Mohammad Nahavandian as Vice-President for Economic Affairs.

President appoints Dr Vaezi as Chief of Staff

President Rouhani appointed Dr Mahmoud Vaezi as Head of Presidential Office and Chief of Staff.

President at the parliament:

Everybody must get involved for employment, serving people/ 12th Administration beyond fundamentalism, reformism, moderationism; it will persist on fundamentals, reform, moderation/We demand decisive confidence vote to all 17 ministers/Big steps ahead; boosting employment a priority for gov't

President Rouhani took part in a Majlis session held for parliament's vote of confidence to the minsters of the 12th Administration and said: "The Administration and the Majlis are carrying the great responsibility of demands of the great, brave Iranian nation".

President visiting war veteran Morteza Razi’ee:

Veterans’ tireless efforts unparalleled model for the youth/ISIS, terrorist sponsors obvious example of retrogression, hypocrisy

President Rouhani visited wounded war veteran Morteza Razi’ee on Thursday and described veterans’ tireless efforts and patience as an unparalleled model for the youth.

President visiting 3 martyrs’ family:

Country’s dignity, independence results of martyrs, veterans’ devotion/Mohsen Hojaji’s martyrdom example of brutal crimes of takfiri terrorists

President Rouhani visited the family of three martyrs, Ali Akbar, Ali Asghar, and Mohammadreza Asghari Torkani and stressed that the country’s dignity and independence are the results of martyrs and veterans’ devotion.

President congratulates Indonesia on national day

President Rouhani sent a message to the President Joko Widodo of Indonesia to congratulate the national day of the Republic of Indonesia to him, the government and the people of the country.

President appoints Dr Neely as his assistant on economic affairs, economic coordination secretary

President Rouhani appointed Dr Masoud Neely as Special Assistant to the President on Economic Affairs and the Secretary of the Economic Coordination Headquarters.