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Guardian Council approves election

Guardian Council approves election

TEHRAN, May 30 (Press Shia) – Iran’s Guardian Council has sent the letter of approval of the presidential election to the Interior Ministry.Spokesman of Ministry of Interior Affairs Seyed Salman Samani officially announced on Tuesday evening that they had received a letter of approval from the Guardian Council in regard to the presidential election held on May 19. “In his letter,...

Japanese PM, FM felicitate Rouhani’s win

Japanese PM, FM felicitate Rouhani’s win

TEHRAN, May 20 (Press Shia) – Japanese PM Shinzo Abe and FM have sent messages of congratulation to President Rouhani for his winning in the election.In separate messages issued by Prime Minister of Japan Mr. Shinzo Abe and Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida have sent congratulatory letters to President Hassan Rouhani on his reelection in May 19 election in Iran. “As representative of...

Nawaz Sharif congratulates Rouhani’s reelection

Nawaz Sharif congratulates Rouhani’s reelection

TEHRAN, May 20 (Press Shia) – Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif has congratulated Iranian President Dr. Hassan Rouhani on his re-election as President for a second term, in the elections held in Iran on 19th May 2017.In a message of felicitation addressed to the Iranian President, the Prime Minister has said that the Iranian people have chosen President Rouhani to guide the country with his visionary...

Voting extended for last time until midnight

Voting extended for last time until midnight

TEHRAN, May 19 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli announced election is extended until midnight which is the latest possible time.Polls open in Iran for presidential and city council elections on Friday morning. Follow the live coverage here. With official announcement of Interior Minister Rahmani Fazli, polls open in Iran for presidential and city...

Voting extended for last time until 23

Voting extended for last time until 23

TEHRAN, May 19 (Press Shia) – Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli announced election is extended until 23:00 which is the latest possible time.Polls open in Iran for presidential and city council elections on Friday morning. Follow the live coverage here. With official announcement of Interior Minister Rahmani Fazli, polls open in Iran for presidential and city council...

Unwilling to run for presidency

Unwilling to run for presidency

TEHRAN, Apr. 05 (Press Shia) – Tehran's mayor has said in a statement he is unwilling and unplanned to run for presidency in the upcoming May 19 elections.Mr. Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf however said that all should contribute to efforts to change the current cabinet, implying that he would not have problems with any Principlist candidate who defeats President Rouhani, who will run for a second...

Nearly 290,000 candidates register for city councils

Nearly 290,000 candidates register for city councils

TEHRAN, Mar. 27 (Press Shia Agency) – Head of Interior Ministry’s Elections Headquarter has announced this morning that there has been 14% rise in number of candidacies this year.With deadline for registration as a candidate for city and villages councils across the country arriving at last midnight, Ali Asghar Ahmadi, Head of Elections Headquarter in Ministry of Interior Affairs appeared...

55 million eligible to vote in presidential elections

55 million eligible to vote in presidential elections

TEHRAN, Feb. 12 (Press Shia) – Head of State Electoral Headquarters has said in future presidential elections, 1.2 million people will vote for the first time.Mr. Ali Asghar Ahmadi who was speaking to press on Saturday said that the Foreign Ministry would help in receiving votes of Iranians abroad; “140 ballot boxes will collect the votes cast in presidential elections of May 2017; we prepare...