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Cabinet decides on ex gratia grants for reconstruction in Kermanshah

The cabinet discussed the situation of earthquake victims in Kermanshah Province at its Wednesday session under the chairmanship of Dr Hassan Rouhani.

At Kermanshah's Taleqani Hospital;

Dr Rouhani visits earthquake victims, emphasises speeding up treatment process

Dr Hassan Rouhani, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, visited Kermanshah's Taleqani Hospital on Tuesday evening as a part of his visit to Kermanshah province, to visit and with the victims of the recent earthquake in various parts of the west of the country.

President at the meeting of Disaster Management Headquarters in Kermanshah province:

Kermanshah people leaders of defending the country, revolution/Strengthening proper management of disaster a national must/Satisfying needs, providing temporary housing natural right of victims/Helping people, rebuilding quake-hit areas on the agenda of tomorrow's meeting

"We need to use all of our might and power for treatment, housing, security, and supplying the immediate needs of people in earthquake-hit areas," said Dr Rouhani emphasising that "there is no place in Iran that does not share the sadness of the people of Kermanshah.

Dr Rouhani speaking to Sarpol-e Zahab people:

Gov't to grant long-term loans, ex gratia payments for damaged homes/All gov't resources to be mobilised for rapid reduction of people's problems/Gov't stands by people/At today's Disaster Management Headquarters meeting reconstruction budget will be allocated

President offered condolence to the families who lost their loved ones in the earthquake and wished swift recovery for the injured and said: "The government will  grant long-term loans and ex gratia payments for rebuilding damaged homes and help the lives of the injured and those whose homes were in damaged".

Dr Rouhani visits quake-hit areas in Sarpol-e Zahab

President Rouhani visited Sarpol-e Zahab County during his visit to Kermanshah province and met with the people of the area.

President at Kermanshah Airport:

All Iranians beside Kermanshah/Gov't fully committed to helping victims/There is no Iranian who is not thinking about the people of Kermanshah today/Reconstruction the main responsibility of Housing Foundation/Appreciating sympathy of other countries

President Rouhani assured earthquake victims that "all Iranians are beside Kermanshah," stressing that the government will work with all its might to help the injured and will work to resolve the problem as soon as possible.

To oversee relief process in quake-hit areas;

President arrives in Kermanshah province

President Rouhani arrived in Kermanshah province on Tuesday morning to visit earthquake-hit areas and supervise the relief process in western cities of the country and meet with the people and the victims.

President appoints Alinaqi Mashayekhi, Jahangard as members of Supreme Administrative Council

President Rouhani appointed Dr Alinaqi Mashayekhi and Mr Jahangard as "Member of the Supreme Administrative Council".

President appoints Dr Hamid Abutalebi as his advisor

President Rouhani appointed Dr Hamid Abutalebi as Advisor to the President.

President expressing sympathy with quake victims in western provinces:

Gov't stands by victims with all resources/All responsible, relief agencies in these provinces, neighbours should provide relief, housing, care for victims

In a message expressing sympathy to all the victims of earthquake in western provinces of the country, particularly in Kermanshah, the president stated that "the administration will stand by all victims with all its facilities and resources."

Energy Minister reports to President on the state of water, power supply in quake-hit areas

President had a conversation with the Minister of Energy and received a report on the state of water and electricity supply in earthquake-hit areas, and gave the necessary orders to prioritise the urgent needs for these areas.

At President's order to supervise relief process to those hit by quake;

Interior, health ministers off to Kermanshah, accompanied by a team from presidency

President Rouhani ordered Minister of Health, Minister of Interior, and President of Iranian Red Crescent Society, accompanied by a team from the Presidential Administration to visit Kermanshah province for supervising the relief process in areas hit by last night's earthquake.

In a phone call;

President orders Kermanshah Gov. Gen. to speed up quake relief process

President Rouhani contacted the Governor General of Kermanshah province, Hooshang Bazvand, on the phone to be briefed on the status of relief and aid to those hit by the earthquake in the province, and gave the necessary orders in this regard.

Following last night's quake in western Iran;

President tasks 1st VP with mobilising all facilities to rescue fellow Iranians trapped, treat the injured

Following the earthquake last night in the western regions of the country, in particular in Kermanshah province, President Rouhani tasked First Vice-President Dr Jahangiri to mobilise all the facilities of the country to rescue fellow Iranians trapped under the rubble, as well as to fully treat the injured.

Cabinet begins discussion on 1397 budget bill

The Council of Ministers convened late on Sunday and began discussion on the generalities of next year's budget bill.