Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 3
By Khalid Kazimov - Trend:
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has called for unity among Iranians to contribute to progress in the country.
He was addressing a ceremony dedicated to the National Day of Space Technology, where he unveiled Iran's new "Friendship Satellite", Iranian state-run TV channel IRINN reported Feb. 3.
Saying the implementation of the JCPOA (aka nuclear deal) is seen as a historic victory for Iran, Rouhani noted that, now, Iran needs a comprehensive plan for boosting its economy and industry.
Iranian president also urged to have the private sector carry out the significant parts of the government institutions' tasks.
He also spoke about the "Ten Days of Dawn" marking the 37th anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution, when the revolution leader Ayatollah Khomeini returned to the country after almost 15 years of exile.
The president said the government should brief the public about its plans and urged to make advance in the country's scientific sector, as the obstacles to Iran have been taken down after the JCPOA's implementation.
He also spoke against importing commodities and called for joining efforts to boost the domestic production, as well as creation of job opportunities.