President in a joint press conference with his Iraqi counterpart:

Iran-Iraq business exchange can rise to $20bn/Shalamcheh-Basra rail link ready/We need to save people from dust/We consider Iraq’s security, development as our own/Tehran, Baghdad agree on forming free trade zone

President Rouhani described relations between Iran and Iraq in cultural, historical and regional fields, as well as national interests very important and special, saying: “Currently, the business exchanges between Iran and Iraq are around $12 billion, which can increase to $20 billion with regard to the potentials in the two countries”.

At Sa'dabad Historical-Cultural Complex:

President officially welcomes Iraqi counterpart

President Hassan Rouhani officially welcomed the President of Iraq Barham Salih on Saturday at Sa'dabad Historical-Cultural Complex.

President condoles Social Security Organisation CEO, Parliamentary Deputy’s passing

President Rouhani sent a message to express condolences over the passing of the Chief Executive Officer and the Parliamentary Deputy of Social Security Organisation in a car accident and wished the injured swift recovery.

Dr Rouhani in a message praising scientific and moral status of Allameh Mohammad Taghi Jafari:

Commemoration of Allameh Mohammad Taghi Jafari’s name means valuing knowledge, virtue, ethics/Allameh Jafari was promoter of religion with good deeds, modesty

In a message to commemorate Allameh Mohammad Taghi Jafari's scientific and ethical status, Dr Rouhani referred to the knowledge, virtue and ethics of the great philosopher, and emphasised, "The contemporary Muslim and Iranian generation has had the great chance to be familiar with the ideas, behaviour and scientific lifestyle of the thinker to remember the fascinating image of Islam and Muslim scholars”.

President appoints 6 members of Innovation and Prosperity Fund

President Hassan Rouhani appointed six members of the Innovation and Prosperity Fund.

President speaking at cabinet session:

Reports on relief process in Kermanshah promising/70K housing units fully reconstructed/Helping quake-hit people in Kermanshah nationwide work; the media should explain the work/Appreciating all organs, IRCS, EMS, institutions, armed forces for helping relief process

President Rouhani described the relief process and temporary housing of the people hit by last year’s earthquake in Kermanshah province very promising and said, “Based on the reports, almost all quake-hit people in rural areas have returned to their homes”.

Gov’t meeting for coordinating West Azerbaijan visit held

The meeting for coordinating the provincial visit of the government to West Azerbaijan province was held on Saturday evening with Dr Hassan Rouhani taking part.

President after the meeting of heads of the three branches:

Iranian nation foiled US plots again with their steadfastness, resistance/Sanctions aimed at affecting people’s lives, living/In the coming months, Americans will understand well that the path they have chosen is wrong

Speaking after the meeting of the heads of the three branches, President said, “The people of Iran foiled the plots of the United States once again with their steadfastness and resistance”.

President in a meeting with economy ministry managers:

Economy ministry at forefront of resisting US plots/People’s large presence in Nov. 4 protest foiled new US plots/We have to hand over economy to people/Article 44 has to be literally implemented

Appreciating all people involved in the economy of the country, President described the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Finance as being at the forefront of fighting and resisting the conspiracies of the United States.

President at cabinet session:

Holding “National Day of Fighting Arrogance” shows people’s reliance on Islamic Revolution, its ideals/Calling on all executive organs to explain Revolution achievements

Referring to people’s presence in Arba’een ceremony, President Rouhani said, “People’s historic presence in Arba’een procession and mourning ceremonies indicates Iranian people’s deep bonds with the progeny of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) and Imam Hussein (AS)”.