In a message to Sheikh Muhammad bin Zayed Al Nahyan;

President felicitates appointment of new head of UAE gov't

In a message congratulating the appointment of Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan as the new head of the UAE government, the President expressed hope that the cornerstone of the development of relations between the two countries, which was established during the time of the late President, would be expanded in the interests of the two countries.

President visits 26th Int'l Oil Industry Exhibition/ The presence of numerous knowledge-based, technology companies in the oil industry exhibition

The President visited the 26th International Oil, Gas, Refining and Petrochemical Exhibition as the largest industrial and commercial event in the country's oil industry.

President felicitates Iran's sports caravan on winning the third place in the Deaflympics

In a message congratulating the winning of 40 colourful medals and the third place of Iran's sports convoy in the Deaflympics, the President stated that this success is a source of joy and pride for the Iranian nation, especially for sports enthusiasts.

It was raised at the cabinet meeting;

President's emphasis on informing public to clear up all ambiguities of economic reform plan

"A large part of the people became aware of the government's plan, but there is still some ambiguity that needs to be addresssed by reasoning," the President said, advising officials to implement a plan to distribute subsidies fairly.

President's instructions at the meeting of the Cabinet’s Economic Coordination Board;

First month's aid package should be paid to all previous people who appealed/ Ministry of Welfare should review and decide on applications within one month

The President instructed the Plan and Budget Organisation and the Ministry of Cooperatives, Labour and Social Welfare to provide first-month aid package to all those who had received subsidies up to the previous month but had not received it at this stage and have filed an appeal.

President in a meeting with Sunni clerics:

Shiite-Sunni unity a strategy for us, not a tactic/ British Shiite, American Sunni anti-unity, two sides of the same coin

The President described the position of Sunni people and clerics in Iran important in the history of the country and said, "Sunni clerics and thinkers have provided many services in their own country, and Shiites and Sunnis have lived together in Islamic Iran for many years".

Discussed at the meeting of the National Task Force Against Coronavirus;

Ayatollah Raisi: Public education to follow health protocols should continue/ President emphasises on completing citizens' health database

Referring to the significant decrease in the number of deaths and patients of COVID-19 in the country, the President advised the officials of the Ministry of Health to use this opportunity to prepare a health ID and complete the citizens' health database.

In a message to the Crown Prince of the United Arab Emirates;

President offers condolences on the demise of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan

In a message on the demise of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President expressed his condolences to the Crown Prince, the government and the people of the country.

Market Regulation Headquarters convenes with President taking part;

Ayatollah Raisi: People's support for the plan to make subsidies fair commendable, worthy of appreciation

After hearing the latest reports on the implementation of the national plan for fair subsidies, the President called on the relevant authorities to address the requests of those who have not received subsidies as soon as possible and in a fair and orderly manner.

Appearing at bazaars and shops;

President examines the process of distributing basic goods in Tehran

The President examined the process of distributing basic goods in Tehran and talked in person with the people present in the distribution areas.

At the meeting of the President of Iran and the Emir of Qatar;

Ayatollah Raisi: Iran has proved its friendship to friends and brothers in difficult times, including Qatar/ Emir of Qatar: The history of Iran-Qatar relations should be divided to eras before and after Ayatollah Raisi's visit to Doha

Emphasising the capacity of Iran and Qatar to develop bilateral, regional and international cooperation, the President said, "The capacity of the two countries can not only serve the development of relations between us, but can also be a platform to address the challenges in the region".

Press conference of the President of Iran and the Emir of Qatar;

Ayatollah Raisi: In negotiations with the Emir of Qatar we emphasised deepening ties and joint investments/ Emir of Qatar: I am here to stress that we seek to strengthen relations with Iran and advance it as much as possible

The President said, "Without a doubt, the visit of the Emir of Qatar to the Islamic Republic of Iran is a turning point in promoting relations between the two countries and the two nations and will certainly play a significant role in strengthening interaction and cooperation between the two countries in bilateral, regional and international fields".

At Sa’dabad Historical-Cultural Complex;

President officially welcomes the Emir of Qatar

Ayatollah Dr Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi officially welcomed Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, the Emir of Qatar, on Thursday noon, at Sa’dabad Historical-Cultural Complex.

In Belgian PM's phone call with the President;

Ayatollah Raisi: Iran welcomes efforts to strengthen Tehran-Brussels ties/ Belgian PM: Ties with Iran important for Belgium

Referring to the good areas and capacities of Iran and Belgium to improve the level of interaction, the President said, "We welcome the efforts to strengthen and expand relations between Tehran and Brussels."

President in a cabinet meeting:

People should be informed about the legal requirements for reforming the subsidy payment system

President called the justification of the subsidy distribution system a national decision and a necessity for the country's economy, emphasising the need for consensus of all government departments in the implementation of this plan.