Raisi: Time for Cooperation and Work
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi announces the beginning of work and cooperation to form the government and calls on his opponents in the elections to cooperate with him to solve the people's problems.
Iranian President-elect Ebrahim Raisi confirmed that the stage of the electoral competition has ended. The stage of cooperation and work to solve the problems of the Iranian people has begun.
Raisi, after a meeting with his rivals in the last elections today, said that the meeting dealt with various solutions to solve the country's problems, adding: "It is natural that all the candidates were obsessed with resolving the current crises."
He continued, "Today's meeting was excellent, and this type of meeting will continue, and we must show the people that all political orientations and visions will be on the table in the next stage to resolve living crises."
The inauguration ceremony of Ebrahim Raisi as President of the Republic is scheduled to take place on the third of next August in the Iranian parliament.
During a press conference, the Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli declared Raisi as the country's president and announced that the presidential elections had a 48.8% participation rate.
Numbers indicated that Raisi got 17 million and 950 thousand votes. In comparison, Mohsen Rezaee received 3 million and 412 thousand votes, Hemmati received two million and 427 thousand, and Amir-Hossein Ghazizadeh Hashemi received about 999 thousand votes.
Fazli pointed out that the total votes of the Iranian presidential elections are about 28 million and 933 thousand.
For his part, Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei said that "we must commend Ebrahim Raisi for his tireless efforts during more than two years in which he assumed the functions of the judiciary."
During a meeting with the head of the judiciary and several officials in the judiciary, Ayatollah Khamenei added that "Raisi was a prominent example of the jihadist movement that we have always advocated, which is to work day and night to achieve a good result," noting that he "revived the people's hope for the judiciary, and this matter increases great social wealth for the country."