Tehran, Iran, August 29
By Temkin Jafarov -- Trend:
Iranian president said that the Islamic Republic has achieved calm, constructive interaction with the world.
He made the remarks while addressing at a press conference in Tehran on the occasion of the Government Week on Aug. 29.
He said the Iranian government has worked with the hope to fight Iranophobia at the international level, to create a more friendly approach to Iran in the global community, Trend correspondent reported from the conference hall.
The presser is attended by representatives of Iranian and foreign media, Trend correspondent reports from the conference hall.
Briefing the audience on efforts undertaken by his administration during the past two years in office President Rouhani said that in the economic sphere, the government tried to calm the market.
"We attempted to prevent heavy oscillations in the market.... We contained inflation and tried to make sure of a constantly reducing inflation rate."
Rouhani added that his administration is aiming at a single-digit inflation rate by the end of the incumbent administration.
On agriculture, he said so far his administration has managed to take 44,000 hectares of land under modern agriculture and it is planning to add 82,000 hectares more to the area by the end of the current Iranian fiscal year (March 20).
Rouhani then pointed to the upcoming Parliament and Assembly of Experts elections and said his administration will try to boost not only the authenticity of the elections, but also the feel of authentic elections in society.