Iran: President Orders Relief For Flood-Hit People In South


Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi assigned his chief of staff and the energy minister to mobilize efforts to provide assistance to the flood-hit people in the southern provinces.

Iranian Energy Minister Ali Akbar Mehrabian has been chosen as the president’s special representative to visit the flood-stricken regions in the southern provinces of Hormozgan and Sistan and Balouchestan and prepare a report on the relief programs.

Moreover, the chief of staff of the president’s office has made contacts on behalf of Raisi with the governors of provinces of Fars, Sistan and Balouchestan, Hormozgan and Kerman to coordinate efforts for helping the people and providing relief aid.

Heavy rains have battered the southern provinces of Iran in recent days, claiming at least eight lives.

Two people have gone missing and 14 others have been injured in the floods.

Tasnim News Agency

Tasnim News Agency is a private news agency in Iran launched in 2012. Its purpose is to cover a variety of political, social, economic and international subjects along with other fields

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