President Rouhani congratulates Leader, religious authorities over New Year

Tehran, March 21, IRNA – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani congratulated Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, and some religious authorities on separate phone calls on Thursday.

According to the president's official website, he has congratulated the Iranian New Year and Imam Ali's birthday anniversary.

'The Government has been offering services to people with its full power and will continue to do its duties with new plans and decisions in the New Year as well,' the President told the Leader.

Ayatollah Khamenei wished President Rouhani more success in offering services to the people of Iran.

Also, in separate phone calls, President Rouhani congratulated Nowruz and the Iranian New Year to some religious authorities, including grand ayatollahs Hossein Vahid Khorasani , Lotfollah Safi, Abdollah Javadi-Amoli, Nasser Makarem-Shirazi, Jafar Sobhani, Mousa Shobeiri-Zanjani, Hossein Noori-Hamedani, Mohammad Alavi-Gorgani, and Hossein Mazaheri.

Wishing more success for the government to serve the great Iranian nation, the grand ayatollahs also congratulated the New Year to President Rouhani and appreciated the government’s hard work in serving the people.

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