President stresses providing immediate assistance to people affected by floods

President stresses providing immediate assistance to people affected by floods

President Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi highlighted the need for immediately helping those affected by recent floods in the country’s southern provinces.

Speaking on Wednesday in the meeting of the cabinet, the president said, “During the floods, agricultural fields have been damaged and it is necessary to provide the necessary facilities to farmers to compensate the damage and the Minister of Agricultural Jihad should follow this issue closely.”

He also stressed the need to provide immediate assistance to the people hit by the floods and said, “In this regard, the government has stepped in with its full capacity and it is necessary to take care of people’s situation.”

On Tuesday, the president ordered his energy minister to visit the provinces hardly hit by floods and follow up on the relief operations underway in the affected areas.

He instructed Ali Akbar Mehrabian to draw up a report on the latest measures taken to…

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