Thu Apr 9, 2020 15:34:20
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President in a videoconference with governor generals, heads of coronavirus task forces in three provinces:

Supplying healthcare equipment for medical staff in hospitals top priority/ Dear medical staff’s health must be fully ensured/ Stressing the importance of accelerating relief process in flood-hit areas

In a videoconference meeting with the governor generals and heads of coronavirus task forces in Kerman, Hormozgan, and Sistan and Baluchistan provinces on Wednesday, president was briefed on the latest situation in the provinces regarding the recent floods and measures taken for fighting coronavirus.

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President Hassan Rouhani expressed sorrow over the floods in southern provinces, stressing the importance of accelerating the relief process and resolving people’s problems.

Expressing happiness over no human casualties in the recent floods, Dr Rouhani said, “Those who have not paid attention to the warnings must not expect to receive the same amount of compensations as those who have paid attention to the warnings”.

Referring to the remarks of the Chief of Task Force for Fighting Coronavirus of Kerman Province regarding the infection of 15 medical staff with coronavirus, he said, "With regard to providing the healthcare equipment, the medical staff are the top priority and the health of these dear ones, who are at the forefront of fighting the disease, must be fully protected”.

Regarding the recent floods in the province, the President appreciated people’s cooperation in this regard, saying, "The hard-working people of this province have always brought honour for Iran throughout the history and great men have risen from this land, including Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani and Martyr Soleimani”.

After receiving a report on the damages made by the recent floods in Hormozgan province, President Rouhani said, “The government welcomes the private sector’s investment and cooperation for building dams in the province to accelerate the affairs”.

He also addressed the Governor General of Hormozgan, saying, "With regard to the outbreak of coronavirus and also the recent floods, the flood-hit people and the relief forces must receive more attention to stay safe from coronavirus”.

After receiving a report by the Chief of Task Force for Fighting Coronavirus of Hormozgan Province, Dr Rouhani appreciated the work and devotion of the medical staff, saying, "There is no doubt that the medical staff in the entire country are doing a great job and the entire Iranian nation appreciate their devotion”.

In response to the remarks of the Chief of Task Force for Fighting Coronavirus of Sistan and Baluchistan Province the President said, "The essential needs of the province will definitely be supplied and the 11th and 12th governments have done a great deal in the province for its development and prosperity, and we are determined to continue these activities”.

He continued, "The 46,000 hectare project in the province aimed at development of Makran and Chabahar Port, and also the railway in the province, are among the projects that we hope to finalise until the end of this province”.

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