Dr Raisi felicitates Belarus on independence day

In a message, the president congratulated Alexander Grigoryevich Lukashenko on the anniversary of the independence of Belarus.

Ayatollah Raisi at the Union Celebration:

Gov’t, as the agent of the Islamic system, considers itself obliged to back marriage/ President’s special orders to Supreme Youth Council, Central Bank, Ministry of Roads and Urban Development to facilitate marriage

Stating that the government, as the agent of the Islamic system, considers itself obliged to support marriage, the President issued orders to facilitate the payment of marriage loans to young people, to provide government facilities and cultural centres for young people to marry, as well as to hand over land and pay loans.

President in a meeting with members of the Article 90 Commission:

Problem-orientedness of the Article 90 Commission will help gov’t in pursuing country's issues/ In addition to addressing violations, appreciate hard-working managers, employees

The President called the interaction of the Article 90 Commission with the government effective in pursuing the most important issues of the country and said, "The central issue of this commission is a good point that will help the government in pursuing the problems of the country".

In the first meeting of the Steering Council for Technologies and Knowledge-Based Products;

Criteria for technology units located in technology parks to have the support of knowledge-based law approved/ Dr Raisi: The definite and inevitable task and policy of the government is to support knowledge-based activities

Stating that the definite and inevitable duty and policy of the government is to support knowledge-based activities, the President said, "The requirement to fulfilling this year's slogan is also based on this”.

Presidents of Iran and Russia support development of energy cooperation, including swap;

Dr Raisi: We pursue relations with Russia within the framework of strategic relations/ Putin: The volume of trade and economic relations between the two countries has increased in recent months

"Iran pursues interaction with Russia within the framework of strategic relations," said the President, adding, "Relations between the two countries in the field of trade exchanges and also cooperation in the field of energy are ongoing at a high level, but with regard to the existing potentials in the two countries, these relations still have great potential for development”.

After a one-day visit to Turkmenistan;

Ayatollah Raisi leaves Ashgabat for Tehran

The President left Ashgabat for Tehran a few minutes ago after a one-day visit to Turkmenistan to attend the Sixth Summit of the Caspian Sea Littoral States in Ashgabat.

Ayatollah Raisi at the 6th Summit of the Caspian Sea Littoral States;

Cooperation of Caspian Sea littoral states has become increasingly important due to int’l developments/ I hope the holding of these meetings will bring security, stability, peace and friendship to the people of the region

The President called the Caspian Sea a sea of cooperation and said, "Cooperation of the Caspian Sea littoral states has become increasingly important, especially due to international developments, and this interaction will not only lead to economic prosperity and increase the welfare of our nations, but also strengthen regional peace and stability and solving the problems of the Caspian Sea zone merely through its coastal countries”.

Meeting of the Presidents of Iran and the Republic of Azerbaijan:

Dr Raisi: Zionist Regime’s presence in any environment undermines security there/ Iran has proved that it is a friend of its neighbours in difficult times/ Ilham Aliyev: Our previous meeting on the sidelines of the ECO summit in Ashgabat accelerated Tehran-Baku relations

The President said, "Iran's technical and service capabilities, as well as its geopolitical and logistical capabilities, including in the field of transit and transportation, are suitable grounds for developing cooperation between Iran and Azerbaijan, as well as further development and convergence of the Caspian Sea Littoral States".

Meeting of the Presidents of Iran and Turkmenistan;

Dr Raisi: Tehran-Ashgabat ties cementing rapidly on the basis of mutual trust/ We are ready to increase the capacity of Turkmenistan-Azerbaijan gas swap through our country/ Sardar Bardi Mohammadov thanks Ayatollah Raisi's efforts to improve ties between the two countries

The Presidents of Iran and Turkmenistan met on Tuesday to review and evaluate the progress of the implementation of the agreements and memoranda concluded between the two countries, and stressed that the full implementation of these cooperation documents will open a new chapter in the two countries' interactions and boost Tehran-Ashgabat economic and trade relations.

In a meeting with the Chairman of the People's Council of Turkmenistan:

Ayatollah Raisi: Iran-Turkmenistan ties expanding rapidly on the basis of extensive cooperation, mutual trust/ Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow: Turkmenistan-Iran common grounds lay the groundwork for further deepening of ties

Referring to the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries, the President said in a meeting with the Chairman of the People's Council of Turkmenistan, "Relations between Tehran and Ashgabat have always been expanding in recent years with your wise measures".

To attend the Summit of Caspian Sea Littoral States;

Dr Raisi arrives in Turkmenistan

Ayatollah Raisi, who had left Tehran for Turkmenistan to attend the Sixth Summit of the Caspian Sea Littoral States, arrived at Ashgabat Airport a few minutes ago.

President before leaving for Turkmenistan:

Caspian Sea common heritage, capital of littoral states/ All littoral states agree on non-presence of outsiders in Caspian Sea

The President said that preventing the presence of outsiders in the Caspian Sea is agreed by all its coastal countries and stressed, "Cooperation between countries in the fields of transport and transit, trade, management of marine resources and environment will be reviewed in the Sixth Summit of the Caspian Littoral States".

President leaves Tehran for Ashgabat

Ayatollah Raisi travelled to Ashgabat at the invitation of the President of Turkmenistan to attend the Sixth Summit of the Caspian Sea Littoral States.