Apr 28, 2020 21:20 Asia/Tehran [Updated: Jun 22, 2020 13:52 Asia/Tehran]
  • Gov't, people did great job together in fighting coronavirus: Rouhani

Tehran (IP)- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani stated that the government and people did a great job together in fighting coronavirus.

Iran Press/Iran News Speaking on Tuesday 28 April in a meeting with psychologists, sociologists, and social activists, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said, "We must not be careless, but undue apprehension and anxiety is worse than the virus itself and can destroy people's life".

Stating that our society trusted its specialists and experts in fighting coronavirus, Rouhani said, "The economic and scientific sector worked well and acted successfully and it is very important that after a few weeks fighting coronaviruses, we are announcing that we have the capacity to export healthcare products".

"We must act in a way that in the post-coronavirus era, Iran's position in the history becomes higher and its record is brighter in this fight, and this is possible through the attempts of our specialists and experts and people's cooperation".

Earlier, at the meeting of the government's economic coordination board on Tuesday, the president stressed the need for all government agencies to economize, as well as the need to sell surplus property and assets.

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani also called for the more public offering of stocks of large companies and firms in the stock market, referring to the increase in public participation in the stock market.

The President also stressed the importance of completing large and uncompleted projects, saying, "The completion of unfinished projects with the progress of over 80% should be seriously pursued".


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