In a cabinet session chaired by President Rouhani;

President stresses taking proper measures for improving water in Isfahan/Cabinet gives confidence vote to Isfahan Governor General-elect/Gov’t makes decisions on facilitating developmental investment in West, East

The Council of Ministers convened on Wednesday in a session that was chaired by President Rouhani and gave vote of confidence to Abbas Rezaei as the Governor General-elect of Isfahan province, acknowledging Mohsen Mehralizahe’s services as the previous Governor General.

President in a message to Geomatics and GIT 1397 Conference:

This conference a valuable opportunity for synergy among GIT experts, other fields/Appreciating National Cartographic Centre, conference holders

President Rouhani sent a message to the National Conference on Geomatics and Geographic Information Technology (GIT) 1397 and described the conference a valuable opportunity for closer cooperation and synergy among experts from GIT and other fields.

President in a press conference at the end of his visit to West Azerbaijan Province:

Undoubtedly, Iranian people will continue the path of development with unity, empathy/Model unity, solidarity of religions, ethnic groups in W. Azerbaijan priceless/Tourism a key priority for development in province

President stated that today, everyone will work together to teach a lesson to the enemies to let them know that they cannot treat the Iranian nation cruelly, forcing this great nation to surrender under pressure and threats.

President at the meeting of Administrative Council of West Azerbaijan Province:

Prophet of Islam the best individual, social, governmental model/Tolerating each other the basis for running society/Everybody must follow rules/Unity what makes enemies hopeless/Even if US didn’t exempt some countries from buying Iran’s oil, we would export oil

President Rouhani described people’s unity, integrity and support as things that are important in foiling the plots of the enemies, saying, “When the enemy is busy bullying around and hatching plots, we can make the US and enemies hopeless through unity and integrity”.

Dr Rouhani at the meeting of Development and Elites of West Azerbaijan Province:

Iranian nation capable of turning threats into opportunity/Border provinces can turn sanctions into new opportunities/Our relations with neighbours historic, US can’t affect them/Gov’t imperfect; we’ve been able to create great changes when people alongside gov’t

President Rouhani stated that today, not only the government, but also the entire nation are being tested against the unjust US actions, adding, “There is no doubt that the Iranian nation are capable of turning threats into opportunity”.

In Dr Rouhani’s presence through videoconferencing;

35 infrastructural, economic projects started, opened in West Azerbaijan

Thirty-five infrastructural and economic projects started or were opened by in President Rouhani’s presence in West Azerbaijan Province.

Urmia railway starts operation in Dr Rouhani’s presence/Urmia linked to nationwide rail network

President ordered start of operation of Mahabad-Urmia Railway to officially connect the centre of West Azerbaijan Province to the nationwide rail network.

President opens Imam Khomeini 225-bed Hospital in Khoy

President Hassan Rouhani opened Imam Khomeini 225-bed Hospital in Khoy County, West Azerbaijan Province.

President addressing people of Khoy County:

Iranians to give main response to US in 22 Bahman rallies/Enemies not able to deviate Iranian nation’s path from independence, freedom/Gov’t attempting to harness inflation, increase employment/Azerbaijan the great stronghold of protecting Iran

Stating that the United States thought that they could bring Iranian people to their knees through economic pressure, the President said, “We won’t let pressures by the US and its mercenaries to create major problems for the Iranian nation and we will never surrender under any pressure”.

President speaking at Khoy Airport:

Khoy people heroes, brave, noble border guards/Visit aimed at progress of projects

Speaking at Khoy Airport, President said, “In this visit, the progress of projects ratified in previous visits will be reviewed and new decisions will be made at the meeting of Administrative Council of the province”.

In a cabinet session chaired by Dr Rouhani;

1398 budget bill generalities discussed

The Council of Ministers convened on Sunday evening at a session that was chaired by President Hassan Rouhani and discussed the year 1398 budget bill.

President felicitates Oman on National Day

President Rouhani sent a message to the Sultan of Oman to felicitate him and the people of the Sultanate of Oman on the National Day of the country.

Dr Rouhani at the meeting of high-ranking delegations of Iran and Iraq:

Iraq’s full security, development beneficial for both countries, region/Stressing development of Tehran-Baghdad ties in energy, industry, transportation/The two countries aimed at boosting business ties to $20bn

Referring to the friendly relations between Iran and Iraq in various sectors, the president emphasised the need for efforts to develop, strengthen and consolidate the full-scale relations between Tehran and Baghdad.

President in a joint press conference with his Iraqi counterpart:

Iran-Iraq business exchange can rise to $20bn/Shalamcheh-Basra rail link ready/We need to save people from dust/We consider Iraq’s security, development as our own/Tehran, Baghdad agree on forming free trade zone

President Rouhani described relations between Iran and Iraq in cultural, historical and regional fields, as well as national interests very important and special, saying: “Currently, the business exchanges between Iran and Iraq are around $12 billion, which can increase to $20 billion with regard to the potentials in the two countries”.

At Sa'dabad Historical-Cultural Complex:

President officially welcomes Iraqi counterpart

President Hassan Rouhani officially welcomed the President of Iraq Barham Salih on Saturday at Sa'dabad Historical-Cultural Complex.