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Gov’t committed to swiftly compensate losses to flood-hit people/ Everybody’s cooperation in managing situation in flood-stricken areas essential

The Council of Ministers convened on Sunday evening and ministries of interior, energy, roads and urban development, health and medical education, and agriculture jihad presented their reports on the situation in areas hit by the recent floods.

At the session that was chaired by President Hassan Rouhani, he expressed gratitude to the disaster management taskforce, all executive organs, the Red Crescent Society, Army, IRGC and popular forces, as well as the IRIB for helping the people in the areas.

He also said that the recent floods were unprecedented in the history of Iran, and added that the government is committed to swiftly compensate the losses to people in the flood-stricken areas.

The President also said that everybody's cooperation in managing the situation in flood-hit areas is essential.

Source: Presidency of Islamic Republic of Iran