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Religious establishment in Qom expresses support of Rouhani government

Monday, 3 February 2014

First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri visited Qom, where he met with prominent sources of emulation. During his meeting with Ayatollah Makarm Shirazi, the Ayatollah said that Rouhani (a religious man himself) is the essence of the government and this is important. The people voted for a religious man and this proves that the people still love the religious leaders and religious institution. Makarem Shirazi emphasized that the government has made very positive moves and created hope in the public. He expressed the hope that this would continue. He discussed the problems of that the current government inherited and said that these problems must be resolved, and hope created in the hearts of citizens must be nurtured. The public must also not expect the problems to be solved overnight. He discussed foreign policy issues and called on the government to speak to citizens on these issues in a more transparent manner. During a meeting with Ayatollah Hossein Nir Hamdani, the Ayatollah emphasized that there is better unity between the government and Majlis today and this is admirable. In addition between the unity between the government, the people and the religious college in Qom is also admirable. He praised the president’s position on the fight against poverty and wished to tell the president that his statements in Davos were very good. Ayatollah Safavi Golpiyagani praised Dr. Rouhani, his deputy and the government, clarifying: despite the numerous problems faced by the government, it managed, happily, to earn good achievements and successes both domestically and in foreign relations. They expressed hope that these successes would continue and reinforce the world’s admiration of Iran.

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  • Published: 2 years ago on Monday, 3 February 2014
  • By: Iran Daily Brief
  • Last Modified: February 3, 2014 @ 2:57 pm
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    • http://rasanews.ir/NSite/FullStory/News/?Id=196479; http://www.yjc.ir/fa/print/4727640

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