Interior, health ministers off to Kermanshah, accompanied by a team from presidency

President Rouhani ordered Minister of Health, Minister of Interior, and President of Iranian Red Crescent Society, accompanied by a team from the Presidential Administration to visit Kermanshah province for supervising the relief process in areas hit by last night's earthquake.

Mon 13 - November 2017 - 10:44

The delegation, headed by Interior Minister Dr Rahmani Fazli, is tasked with supervising the relief process and report back to the president the measures taken.

On Sunday night following the earthquake in Kermanshah province, Dr Hassan Rouhani had a telephone conversation with the Minister of Interior to receive updates on the relief process, ordering all available facilities of the country, particularly those of the neighbouring provinces, to be mobilised.

President Rouhani also tasked First Vice-President Dr Jahangiri to mobilise all the facilities of the country to rescue fellow Iranians trapped under the rubbles and to fully treat the injured.

President Rouhani also contacted the Governor General of Kermanshah province on the phone to receive updates on the relief and aid process to those hit by the earthquake in the province, and gave the necessary orders in this regard.


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