14 Jul 2024
Saturday 6 July 2024 - 12:42
Story Code : 424406
Source : Tasnimnews

Congratulations pour in for Iran’s president-elect Masoud Pezeshkian

The Iran Project : World leaders are congratulating Iranian president-elect Masoud Pezeshkian on his victory in the runoff election.
Congratulations pour in for Iran’s president-elect Masoud Pezeshkian
Congratulations pour in for Iran’s president-elect Masoud Pezeshkian
According to The Iran Project, foreign officials on Saturday sent messages of congratulations to Pezeshkian over his victory in the Iranian presidential election.

The presidents of Russia, Syria, the Republic of Azerbaijan and Iraq, the prime minister of Pakistan, the foreign minister of Venezuela, Saudi Arabia king and crown prince and several other officials have congratulated the Iranian president-elect on his win.

Pezeshkian garnered 16,384,403 votes in the runoff election on July 5, equivalent to 53.66% of the ballots. The runner-up, Saeed Jalili, secured 44.34% of the votes with 13,538,179 ballots.

Pezeshkian, a physician-turned-politician, has represented the people of Tabriz in the Iranian Parliament for five terms.

The seasoned lawmaker, 69, also served as a deputy Parliament speaker.

The president-elect is also a one-time Health Minister, serving under President Mohammad Khatami from 2001 to 2005.

His new administration, the 14th one after the victory of the Islamic Revolution in 1979, will hold office for four years.
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