Mon May 30, 2016 16:55:53
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W. Azerbaijan people warmly welcome President

President Hassan Rouhani was warmly welcomed by the hospitable citizens of West Azerbaijan province upon his arrival at the province on Monday.

President Rouhani at Urmia Airport:

Extensive plans, projects intended for W. Azerbaijan

“During this visit, extensive plans and projects will be announced for the development of West Azerbaijan province,” President Rouhani said upon arrival at Urmia Airport.

To mark the beginning of his 28th provincial trip;

President arrives in Urmia, West Azerbaijan

President Rouhani arrived in Urmia city, the capital of West Azerbaijan province minutes ago to mark the beginning of the government’s 28th provincial trip.

President condoles death of martyrs Nematzadeh’s mother

President Rouhani sent a message to condole the death of the mother of three martyrs, Seyyed Ali Akbar, Seyyed Hussein, and Seyyed Ahmad Nematzadeh.

President condoles death of martyrs Assadullahi’s father

President Rouhani sent a message to condole the death of the father of three martyrs, Modjtaba, Assadullah, and Abdullah Assadullahi.

At a cabinet session chaired by President Rouhani;

Investment to be encouraged between Iran, Norway, Luxembourg, China/Iran, Thailand to sign agreement on maritime commercial shipping/Gov’t salaries to rise 12 per cent, pensions 20 per cent/10-per cent increase in healthcare services approved

The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Finance was authorised by the Council of Ministers to initial and temporarily sign an agreement aimed at mutual encouragement and support of investment between Iran, Norway, Luxembourg and China’s Honk Kong special administrative region, the cabinet approved on Sunday.

President at a meeting with Ukrainian FM:

Tehran welcomes developing ties with Kiev/Iran considers Eastern Europe’s security important

Ukraine is one of Iran’s friends in the region and Tehran welcomes developing ties with Kiev in all areas of mutual interest, said President Rouhani at a meeting with the Foreign Minister of Ukraine.

Approved by the Supreme Council of Cyberspace;

Messenger services’ data should be stored inside the country/Indigenous messengers to be supported, facilities provided

All online messaging services active in the country are required to store their data inside the country within a year, the Supreme Council of Cyberspace approved late on Saturday.

President at a meeting with IRIB head:

IRIB’s heavy responsibility deepening trust/IRIB’s success in establishing unity during Sacred Defence not forgettable/Media’s criticism desirable but dishonouring, fostering division undesirable

The Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting has a heavy responsibility in deepening trust and bolstering interaction between people and the political system, said Dr Rouhani at a meeting with the new Head of IRIB.

President in a meeting with Lithuanian FM:

Tehran, Vilnius should move towards initiating broad economic ties/Need to resist against ISIS-backing countries

There are good conditions and proper opportunities for Iran and Lithuania to develop ties in the post-JCPOA era and both sides should tap these opportunities, said President Rouhani at a meeting with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania.

President Rouhani during inauguration ceremony of the 10th Majlis:

To create jobs, eliminate poverty we need economic prosperity/Legislative branch the symbol of sovereignty of the people, public supervision, a place for linking different sectors/Gov’t determined to have good manners with other branches, Majlis

President Rouhani attended the inauguration ceremony of the 10th term of the parliament and described the legislative branch as the symbol of the sovereignty of the people, public supervision and a place for linking different sectors of the country and said: “To create jobs and eliminate poverty, we have no way other than economic prosperity”.

At a regular weekly cabinet session chaired by the President;

Cabinet decides on preparing IRCS to cope with incidents, crises

The Council of Ministers convened on Wednesday in a regular weekly cabinet session, chaired by President Rouhani and approved allocation of $44 million in assets and $14 million in expenses to the Red Crescent Society of the Islamic Republic of Iran in prevention, preparedness and response measures.

President chairs coordination meeting for West Azerbaijan trip

President Rouhani chaired a meeting aimed at coordinating his provincial tour to West Azerbaijan and reviewed the development requirements of the province, stating: “Through empathy, coordination and using all facilities and capabilities, we should boost efforts and activities for swift realisation of the policies of Economy of Resistance and reaching sustainable and balanced development in the country”.

President at the opening ceremony of 5th Assembly of Experts;

Assembly of Experts an assuring assembly for Iranian people

President Rouhani described Assembly of Experts as an assuring assembly for the people of Islamic Iran and expressed hope that the fifth term of Assembly of Experts function more actively in carrying out its duties.

Iran, Afghanistan and India heads of state stress;

Chabahar trilateral transit agreement a great development in regional ties/Iran announced permanent secretariat of the agreement

The Presidents of the Islamic Republic of Iran and Afghanistan and the Prime Minister of India described signing of Chabahar trilateral transit agreement as an agreement contributing to development in cooperation and joint ventures of the three countries, as well as a great development in regional ties.