In the 42nd week of 'Prudence and Hope for Surge in Production' campaign;

Major project of the Persian Gulf's Bid Boland gas refinery starts operation

The operation of a major gas refinery project Bid Boland began on Thursday by order of the President via video conference.

President appoints Dr Mohammad Reza Tabesh as "Member of the Supreme Council for Spatial Planning"

President Hassan Rouhani appointed Dr Mohammad Reza Tabesh as a "Member of the Supreme Council for Spatial Planning."

Dr Rouhani in the cabinet meeting:

Commitment against commitment; today, ball in US’ court/ Trump’s political life over, but JCPOA alive/ Ending tyranny, colonialism, end of an evil ruling of a dictator two great victories of Iranian nation/ Imam Khomeini (RA) always stressed relying on God, trust in the right, people

In the honour of the anniversary of the victory of the Islamic Revolution and the end of 16 years of struggle and resistance of the Iranian nation, the President emphasised, "February 1979, coinciding with the lunar year 99, was a great victory against tyranny and colonisation of the Iranian nation and this year in solar year 99 also sees the victory of the Iranian nation against maximum pressure and economic terrorism and the end of another tyrant’s era”.

 Dr Rouhani in the meeting of the Cabinet’s Economic Coordination Board:

Supreme Council of Stock Exchange must implement necessary decisions to maintain balance, transparency in capital market, protect investors' rights/ Report on supply and distribution of drugs, medical equipment

At the one hundred and ninety-seventh meeting of the Cabinet’s Economic Coordination Board, which was held on Tuesday under the chairmanship of President Dr Hassan Rouhani, the Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance presented a report on capital market developments, which was discussed.

President appoints 2 new members of the Board of Trustees of the Razi Vaccine and Serum Research Institute

At the suggestion of the Minister of Agriculture Jihad, the President appointed Dr Masoud Pezeshkian and Dr Mohammad Reza Mokhber Dezfuli as "Members of the Board of Trustees of the Razi Vaccine and Serum Research Institute" for four years.

President at the meeting of the specialised committees of the National Task Force Against Coronavirus:

Damages of school closure should be identified, compensated in a timely manner/ Necessary suggestions regarding health protocols for Nowruz holidays should be submitted to Task Force/ Officials obliged to implement health protocols more seriously

Reopening of schools in the yellow and blue cities from Jan 20, the need to review the health protocols for businesses related to the days before the beginning of the new year, arrangements made to change the situation in the red cities and expressing concern about ignoring COVID-19, especially by some, were the most important issues and topics discussed at the meeting of the chairmen of the specialised committees of the National Task Force Against Coronavirus with the President on Thursday.

Dr Rouhani at the inauguration ceremony of national projects of free and special economic zones across the country:

Attraction of capital, technology key effect of free trade zones/ Free zones key for country's economy/ 56% increase in foreign investment in free zones compared to last year a sign of failure of maximum pressure, economic terrorism

Emphasising the importance of the free trade and special economic zones across the country, the President said, "The basis of these zones is that investors can invest with special conditions, special privileges and special exemptions, and export what is produced."

In the 41st week of 'Prudence and Hope for Surge in Production' campaign;

60 economic, infrastructure projects of free and special economic zones officially start operation

The official operation of 60 economic and infrastructure projects in the free trade-industrial and special economic zones across the country began by the order of the President through video conferencing.

At the cabinet’s session;

Licensing of preferential trade agreements with Malaysian gov’t/ Iran, Qatar, Oman agreement on plant protection, plant quarantine/ Analysis of Iran's position in the Network Readiness Index (NRI) in 2020

The Council of Ministers convened on Wednesday in a meeting that was chaired by President Dr Hassan Rouhani and in accordance with health protocols, both in person and online.

President at the cabinet meeting:

Trump administration’s failure, marks the end of bullying, racism and lawlessness in world/ The end of Trump not the end of a gov’t but the failure of the policy of maximum pressure, economic terrorism against a great nation/ Production must prosper and surge/ 25% increase in people's purchasing power next year is what gov’t emphasises

The President described the failure of the Trump administration in the United States as a sign of the end of bullying, racism and lawlessness in the world, and stressed that these days is not the end of a government but the failure of the policy of maximum pressure and economic terrorism against a great nation.

Dr Rouhani felicitates Kyrgyz President on election

In a message congratulating Sadyr Japarov on his election as President of Kyrgyzstan, the President Rouhani expressed hope that given the excellent cooperation between the two countries, the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic of Kyrgyzstan would benefit more than ever from developing their economic potentials.

President at the end of the meeting of heads of the three branches:

Health, livelihoods, making oppressive sanctions ineffective the main topics of discussion/ One of gov't top priority at this time to provide people with vaccine they need

At the end of the meeting of the heads of the three branches on Tuesday evening, hosted by the head of the Judiciary, the President expressed his satisfaction with the meeting after a short period of time and the good discussions that took place in this meeting, saying that the most important issues discussed were health, livelihood and making the oppressive sanctions ineffective.

Dr Rouhani in the meeting of the Cabinet's Economic Coordination Board:

Macro, strategic issues should be set away from tensions in a calm and rational atmosphere/ National self-sufficiency a step towards ensuring the country's food security

The President stressed the need for increased interaction between government officials and members of the Islamic Consultative Assembly and to pay attention to the realities of the country in reviewing the budget bill.