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Dr Rouhani in the meeting of the Supreme Council for Employment:

Boosting production, creating sustainable employment one of gov't main priorities/ Creating an average of 555k jobs a year one of gov't proud achievements

The President described the achievements of the 11th and 12th governments in the field of employment as remarkable and said, "The creation of an average of 555,000 jobs in the country in the difficult conditions of economic war and sanctions shows the importance of job creation in the government."

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Speaking in the 80th session of the Supreme Council for Employment, which was held on Monday and on the second day of the year 1400, Dr Hassan Rouhani said, "Taking advantage of the new technologies and the development of knowledge-based companies as well as expanding infrastructure and strengthening the digital economy, today we are witnessing a significant increase in the employment of young people and professionals in various fields, including IT services, startups, ecotourism, tourism and handicrafts, as well as manufacturing industries".

Dr Rouhani mentioned the special attention to rural employment as one of the priorities of this government and added, "In the field of rural and nomadic employment, one of the priorities of this government has been to create jobs for business prosperity and revive traditional jobs in rural areas".

"The development of rural economy and employment started for the first time in this government and in the last three years 19.5 trillion Tomans were allocated and with the implementation of more than 142 thousand projects in rural areas, more than 260 thousand jobs have been created so far," he continued.

Referring to the naming of the year 1400 as 'Production: Support and Removing Obstacles' by the Supreme Leader, the President said, "The government will do its best to make things easier for the private sector, especially entrepreneurs and investors to create more sustainable employment in the country".

Referring to the naming of three years with the theme of production by the Supreme Leader and the importance of this issue, the President said, "Employment is one of the essential and vital issues of society and people's lives and deals with people's lives, and the government considers it its duty to provide employment opportunities for the unemployed".

Stating that many jobs were affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr Rouhani said, "With the experience of the past year and the future of this disease, it is possible that the conditions and complications of this disease that caused problems for some jobs last year sill continue in 1400, so this year we must work on the basis of the existence of COVID-19".

The President also referred to the support provided to the guilds and businesses affected by coronavirus, and said, "In the past year, efforts have been made to prevent the unemployment of a large number of employees by providing loans and supporting businesses and guilds".

Dr Rouhani pointed out that with the changes in the international environment and the defeat of the enemy's economic war, as well as the control of COVID-19 with extensive vaccination, a better space for global interactions would be created this year.

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