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President arrives in northern city of Rasht

President Hassan Rouhani arrived in the northern city of Rasht, Gilan Province, as a part of his provincial tour.

Upon arrival at Sardar Jangal Airport on Wednesday, Dr Rouhani was welcomed by the Supreme Leader's Representative to Gilan Province and Rasht Friday Prayer's Imam, Governor General of Gilan Province, members of parliament and a number of local officials.

Opening a number of projects and attending the session of development and investment of the province, as well as session of the administrative council of Gilan Province are among Dr Rouhani's programmes for the twoday visit.

He said at the airport, This visit is taking place for opening very important projects in the province, which had been promised to people in the last visit.

Opening QazvinRasht Railway and starting the RashtAstara Railway project are among the most important projects, he said.

The President added, In the session of the Administrative Council of Gilan Province, other projects will also be decided upon.

Source: Presidency of Islamic Republic of Iran


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