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A work group to be formed to follow up implementation of provincial trip resolutions/ Ilam province can be centre of agriculture, animal husbandry in

At the end of his visit to Ilam province, the president announced the establishment of a work group in the provinces for which the executive vice president will follow up on the implementation of the resolutions.

Speaking to reporters on Friday night, Ayatollah Dr Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi referred to the capacities of Ilam province in the field of agriculture and animal husbandry, and said, "Ilam province can be the centre of agriculture and animal husbandry in the region".

The President added, "I hope we will see a transformation in Ilam province in a short time".

Ayatollah Raisi stated, "The tourism economy and railway corridors should be activated in Ilam province, and in this regard, good decisions have been made that should be pursued seriously and with high priority".

Mr Raisi added, "Increasing the province's exports requires the completion of infrastructure, and I believe that with the initial measures, the share of the province's exports can be doubled or tripled. Therefore, due to the huge capacities that Ilam province has, it can become an important export hub".

The President said, "The people of Iran love visiting the holy shrines of Imams, and if the tourism economy in Ilam thrives with the completion of infrastructure in the province, we will see a transformation in this region".

Ayatollah Raisi noted, "All Iranians love to attend the Arba'een pilgrimage, and no matter how much the Iraqi government is ready to receive pilgrims, we can provide the ground for sending pilgrims".

The President clarified, "Airlines should not be unfair to pilgrims, and in any case, any injustice is not acceptable, and no airline is allowed to infringe on prices".

In response to a reporter's question about the possibility of more meetings with the people during the provincial trips, Ayatollah Raisi said, "During this visit, I met with a number of people, while the letters received by my office of will all be regarded as in-person meetings and all of them are carefully examined".

In response to a question about using the capacity of educated young people, Mr Raisi said, "I emphasise to provincial managers that they must use the capacity of local forces and educated young people in various managerial and executive departments, and pay attention to educated young people and give them a role to play".

Regarding employing women, the President said, "Our country has many educated women, and we certainly emphasise that their capacity should be used in various sectors".

Source: Presidency of Islamic Republic of Iran


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