Cabinet gives confidence vote to Alborz, Tehran, Semnan governor-generals

The Council of Ministers gave vote of confidence to the suggested governor-generals of Alborz, Tehran and Semnan provinces.

President speaking at Supreme Council of Cultural Revolution:

SCCR symbol of Imam Khomeini’s emphasis on cultural identity of Islamic Revolution/Scientific power creates national pride/Stressing pathology of performance, effectiveness of council

President said that the goal of the Founder of the Islamic Revolution Imam Khomeini (RA) by forming the Supreme Council of Cultural Revolution was development of science and culture, adding, “Supreme Council of Cultural Revolution is one of the valuable things left by the Late Imam Khomeini (RA”.

New Iranian ambassador to China meets with President

The new Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the People’s Republic of China Mr Mohammad Keshavarz-Zadeh met with President to submit the latest reports on Tehran-Beijing relations.

President at the end of branch heads’ meeting:

3 branches heads discuss domestic, regional economic, political issues/Budget bill to be submitted to parliament soon/Despite US’ efforts, people calmer after Aban 13/Export rose 13% this year

Stating that the heads of the three branches discussed major political and economic issues at domestic and regional levels, President said, “Regarding economy, we had set a framework in the past weeks, covering budget as well”.

President appoints head of agriculture, natural resources council head

President Hassan Rouhani appointed Mr Shahrokh Ramezan Nejad as the head of Agriculture and Natural Resources Engineering Council, as suggested by the members of the central council.

President at cabinet session:

OPEC states’ resistance marked another failure for US

Speaking at a cabinet session on Sunday evening, President Hassan Rouhani stressed that the resistance of OPEC member states marked another failure for the Americans.

President in a meeting with Russian parliament speaker:

Iran-Russia regional cooperation should continue until a desired point/Third-party countries can’t undermine bilateral, regional, int’l ties between Iran, Russia

President described relations and cooperation between Iran and Russia friendly and said, “The Islamic Republic of Iran is ready to take advantage of all potentials for development of relations with Russia”.

President in a meeting with Afghan parliament speaker:

Iran-Afghanistan economic ties need major transformation/We’re ready for any kind of cooperation with Kabul in economic fields/Chabahar region a good opportunity for regional investors

President described economic relations between Iran and Afghanistan as requiring a major transformation and stressed that Tehran is ready to cooperate with Kabul in economic fields.

President in a meeting with Turkish parliament speaker:

Iran determined to deepen close ties with Turkey in all fields/Appreciating Turkish president, gov’t for stances against illegal US sanctions

President of the Islamic Republic of Iran stressed that, “The Islamic Republic of Iran is determined to deepen ties with Turkey as a friendly, brotherly country in all fields of mutual interest”.

President in a meeting with Pakistani parliament speaker:

Collective effort to fight terrorism, extremism essential/Tehran ready to deepen ties with Islamabad/Stressing more serious efforts by Pakistani army to free Iranian border guards

President stressed the importance of comprehensive development of relations between Iran and Pakistan, especially in fighting terrorism, adding, “Today, collective and more serious efforts to fight terrorism and extremism is very important”.

President addressing parliament speakers conference:

Iran the victim of terrorism; US, West sanctuary of terrorists/Iran’s eight solutions for a more powerful region in post-American world/US withdrawal from JCPOA, imposing sanctions clear example of economic terrorism

Offering eight solutions for the realisation of a more powerful region, President stressed that Tehran is ready to cooperate in building a more powerful region; a region that is not enclosed in a certain geographical area, but the lighthouse for entering the post-American world.

President in a press conference at the end of his visit to Semnan Province:

78 projects will be executed in Semnan Province/I appreciate Semnan people for warmly welcoming gov’t

Stating that 78 projects will be executed in Semnan Province, President said, “Implementation of these projects can help the province develop and flourish”.