Council of Ministers approves year 1399 budget bill

The Council of Ministers convened on Wednesday and approved the provisions of year 1399 budget bill.

At President's order;

Commission for evaluating recompensing citizens' losses in recent incidents formed

President Rouhani has ordered the formation of a commission for evaluating how citizens' losses in the recent unrest should be recompensed.

President in a meeting with Azerbaijani Dy PM:

Tehran, Baku taken wise steps in cementing ties/ Stressing full implementation of joint projects/ Iran seriously follows joint projects on oil exploration, extraction

President described having common cultural and historical roots as a good opportunity for further development of Tehran-Baku relations, saying, "The Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic of Azerbaijan have been able to take very good steps in development of relations by relying on wisdom and tactfulness".

President addressing the disabled:

Serving persons with disabilities an honour for us/ There must be no social, working and scientific limitations for the disabled/ Instructing labour minister to remove limitations/ Private messages for talks against their slogans in the public, intermediary Europeans know this

President described serving and working for persons with disabilities as an honour for the government and said, "It is our duty to teach skills to the disabled and empower them, as well as to create equal opportunities and an environment for them so that they can continue their life and social activities with ease".

Dr Rouhani in a meeting with Omani Foreign Minister:

Regional states should play an active role in region's security/ Oman can be a centre for Iran's trade in region/ Europe, US interested in peace in Yemen, seeking to sell arms/ No way other than brotherhood, friendship between nations

Referring to the friendly, close relations between Iran and Oman, the President emphasised the efforts of the two countries to further strengthen Tehran-Muscat trade and economic relations and to develop cooperation to serve regional security and stability.

At the cabinet's extraordinary sessions chaired by Dr Rouhani;

42k-rial to dollar exchange rate approved for basic goods, medicine, medical equipment

On the third day of the cabinet's extraordinary sessions, the Council of Ministers approved allocating the dollar at the exchange rate of 42,000 rials for providing basic goods, medicine and medical equipment.

Dr Rouhani in a message on International Day of Persons with Disabilities:

Gov’t attempting to prepare proper ground for implementing Act of Supporting Disabled Persons’ Rights/ Gov’t put backing the disabled on priority

President sent a message on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities and stressed that the government is attempting to prepare the proper ground for implementing the provisions of the Act of Supporting Disabled Persons’ Rights.

President condoles Dr Velayati’s sister’s passing

President Rouhani sent a message to Senior Advisor to the Supreme Leader Dr Velayati to offer him condolences over his sister’s passing.

 In a cabinet session chaired by President Rouhani;

Some articles of 1399 budget bill approved

The Council of Ministers convened on Sunday morning and evening in a session that was chaired by President Hassan Rouhani and approved a number of articles of the country's year 1399 budget bill.

At IRIB’s Belal Mosque;

The late Sediqeh Fereydoun’s remembrance ceremony held with Dr Rouhani taking part

The remembrance ceremony of President Rouhani's sister, the late Sediqeh Fereydoun, was held on Saturday at IRIB’s Belal Mosque.

At the session of Supreme Council of Economic Coordination;

Year 1399 budget details discussed

The Supreme Council of Economic Coordination convened on Saturday with heads of the three branches and other members taking part.

In separate phone calls with Dr Rouhani;

Grand Ayatollahs Javadi Amoli, Alavi Gorgani condole President's sister's passing

Grand Ayatollahs Javadi Amoli and Alavi Gorgani had a phone call with the President and offered him condolences over his sister's passing.

President felicitates Mauritania on National Day

President sent a message to the President of Mauritania to offer him and the people of the country congratulations on the national day of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania.

President in a press conference in East Azerbaijan Province:

Environment very important for gov't/ E. Azerbaijan's economic, industrial potentials should be used for deepening ties with neighbouring states/ Restoring Lake Urmia important for gov't/ Iranian nation alongside each other in happiness and hardships

Speaking in a press conference in East Azerbaijan Province Dr Rouhani referred to the province's economic and industrial potentials, saying that these potentials should be used for deepening relations with neighbouring countries.

President at the session of Administrative Council of East Azerbaijan Province:

Our services meagre compared to people's greatness/ Expanding railway network brings development to country/ Great work done in 11th, 12th gov'ts in addition to JCPOA negotiations/ Iranian nation's persistence a great honour

Speaking at the session of Administrative Council of East Azerbaijan Province on Wednesday evening, President said, "People's support in recent days moves the world and our services are meagre compared to these people's greatness".