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The efforts of doctors and nurses in curbing COVID-19 examples of creating hope in society/ Martyrs Dr Chamran, Gen. Soleimani models of creating hope

The President described single-digit death cases -and in some days zero number of victims- and the very low rate of COVID-19 casualties in the country, which has made it possible to reopen classes and create vitality in the country, as the result of people's support, especially the efforts and actions of the medical staff and nurses, and appreciated these efforts".

Speaking in today's meeting of the cabinet, Ayatollah Dr Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi described creating hope in the society as one of the demands of the Supreme Leader and an important task of the government, and emphasised, "Marginal issues should not prevent the government from serving the people and creating hope in their hearts".

The President said, "We, as servants of the nation, must both hope for the future and inject the spirit of hope into society".

Dr Raisi commemorated the memory of Dr Mostafa Chamran and Major General Haj Qasem Soleimani, who overcame the obstacles with jihadist hope and spirit, and did great work in the field of fighting the enemies armed to the teeth, as models of hope.

Ayatollah Raisi described the actions and efforts of doctors and nurses in curbing COVID-19 as another example of creating hope in the society and added, "Nurses and doctors exercised self-sacrifice, despite all the shortcomings in the field of service, and provided the ground for the return of hope and vitality to the society".

Dr Raisi emphasised, "The current situation in which the deaths due to corona are in single digits and zero in some days, as well as the very low rate of infection, which has made the reopening of classes possible and created vitality in the country is the result of the support of the people, especially the efforts and actions of the medical staff".

The President also referred to the meetings he had with the nomads on the sidelines of his trip to Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province and said, "Our dear nomads sacrificed 10,000 martyrs during the Holy Defence and endured many hardships".

Ayatollah Raisi added, "Some foreign media, especially Persian-language channels, try to create despair and hopelessness in the hearts of the people, but they have always failed against our dear people".

Today we are in an economic war, he said, adding, "All my colleagues in the government, especially those who are responsible for the market and providing people's livelihood, are working round the clock for serving the people and creating hope in the society, and these efforts should continue until the final result is reached".

The President instructed the First Vice-President, the Vice-President for Legal Affairs, the Ministry of Cooperatives, Labour and Social Welfare and other relevant departments to follow up on the pensioners' demands for their pensions.

Source: Official website of the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran


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