Raeisi orders follow-up on relief operations in flood-hit south as eight die

Raeisi orders follow-up on relief operations in flood-hit south as eight die

President Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi has ordered his energy minister to visit the country’s provinces hardly hit by floods and follow up on the relief operations underway in the affected areas.

He on Tuesday instructed Ali-Akbar Mehrabian to draw up a report on the latest measures taken to help people in the southern province of Hormozgan as well as Sistan and Balouchestan Province in the southeast.

Meanwhile, the chief of staff of the president’s office Gholam-Hossein Esmaeili made contacts on behalf of President Raeisi with the governors of the provinces of Fars, Sistan and Baluchestan, Hormozgan and Kerman to pursue the process of aid provision to people as soon as possible.

In the phone calls, the governors were tasked with estimating the damage inflicted on the residential areas so that the next cabinet meeting could decide on how to compensate people for their losses.

At least eight people have been killed…

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