Qalibaf Congratulates Raeisi on Iran Presidential Election Victory
- June, 19, 2021 - 14:30
- Politics news
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Speaker of the Iranian Parliament Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf congratulated Seyed Ebrahim Raeisi on his landslide victory in Friday’s presidential election.
In the congratulatory message on Saturday, the Iranian Parliament speaker said Raeisi’s stellar record in protecting justice and supporting the oppressed during his tenure in the Judiciary have created a wave of hope and satisfaction among the public.
The top MP also hailed the president-elect’s push to prioritize meritocracy and fight against corruption.
Qalibaf also expressed the Parliament’s readiness for full cooperation with the administration of the president-elect, hoping that synergy between the legislature and the administration would open a new chapter in the revolutionary management of the problems.
With more than 90% of the ballots in Iran’s presidential election counted, Seyed Ebrahim Raeisi has won over 17.8 million votes, becoming the winner and the 8th president of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Raeisi, 60, is the current Judiciary Chief of Iran.