Ilam has done its best for the revolution, system, and justice-oriented attention to province a public duty/ Backing a powerful, brave manager in workplace everyone’s duty
Emphasising the need for balanced development of the country, the President said, "If the development of the country is accompanied by social justice, the people of all regions of the country will feel its sweet taste".
Speaking on Friday night in the meeting of the Administrative Council of Ilam Province, Ayatollah Dr Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi stated that Ilam has done enough for the revolution and the system and we should pay tribute to the martyrs and people of the province for this role, adding, "Special and justice-oriented attention to Ilam is everyone's duty".
Ayatollah Raisi stated, "The fair distribution of opportunities in the country for the balanced development of the provinces requires that the work be based on accurate land management based on expert study, and therefore the basis of planning and budgeting in 1401 will be based on land management and based on a balanced view".
Pointing out that a lot of work has been done in Ilam province and other provinces of the country after the victory of the Islamic Revolution, but we are still witnessing backwardness, the President said, "We have to make up for the shortcomings by working and trying around the clock".
"The cause of many problems in the country is a serious budget deficit," said Raisi, stating that this must be changed and managed.
The President stressed the need to support efficient, courageous and revolutionary managers, saying that the government will continue to support capable managers who are lifting sanctions and seeking to make people's lives better.
Referring to the proximity of Ilam province to Iraq, Ayatollah Raisi said, "This proximity is a great opportunity to increase cultural and economic exchanges, and this capacity should be used for the development and prosperity of the province".
Mr Raisi added, "Ilam has the capacity to become an export centre, and this requires the completion of rail infrastructure and transportation roads".
Ayatollah Raisi emphasized the use of all the capacities of the country to solve the problems and said, "As the capacities of the entire country was mobilised for confronting coronavirus, we must use all the capacities to solve the economic problems".
In another part of his speech, Mr Raisi spoke about activating the rural economy factory to deal with deprivation around the cities, and said, "We must solve the problems of the villages and the more developed the villages become, the less we will see living in the outskirts of cities".
Addressing the provincial managers and officials, Ayatollah Raisi said, "We must act in such a way that people feel that something different has happened in their lives".
The rule of law is the closest indicator to the administration of justice, he said, adding, "Unfinished projects are a priority for the government and must be finalised".
Ayatollah Dr Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi also stressed the need for special attention to the tourism economy in Ilam province.
Source: Presidency of Islamic Republic of Iran