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.

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.

President condoles Social Security Organisation CEO, Parliamentary Deputy’s passing

President Rouhani sent a message to express condolences over the passing of the Chief Executive Officer and the Parliamentary Deputy of Social Security Organisation in a car accident and wished the injured swift recovery.

Dr Rouhani in a message praising scientific and moral status of Allameh Mohammad Taghi Jafari:

Commemoration of Allameh Mohammad Taghi Jafari’s name means valuing knowledge, virtue, ethics/Allameh Jafari was promoter of religion with good deeds, modesty

In a message to commemorate Allameh Mohammad Taghi Jafari's scientific and ethical status, Dr Rouhani referred to the knowledge, virtue and ethics of the great philosopher, and emphasised, "The contemporary Muslim and Iranian generation has had the great chance to be familiar with the ideas, behaviour and scientific lifestyle of the thinker to remember the fascinating image of Islam and Muslim scholars”.

President appoints 6 members of Innovation and Prosperity Fund

President Hassan Rouhani appointed six members of the Innovation and Prosperity Fund.