TEHRAN, Apr. 28 (Press Shia Agency) – The first debate among the six candidates of the 12th Iranian presidential election is now aired live on state television.

The six candidates today are focusing on economic issues during the 180-minute debate being aired live on state television.

Ebrahim Raeisi, the custodian of Imam Reza (AS) holy shrine, 1st VP Es’hagh Jahangiri, Tehran Mayor Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf, former Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Mostafa Mirsalim and former Minister of Physical Education Mostafa Hashemi Taba, as well as President Hassan Rouhani are the six candidates present in the live program to broadcast their campaign promises for May 19 presidential elections.