Tehran (IP) - On Saturday morning, the incumbent President Hassan Rouhani met with President-elect Ebrahim Raisi to congratulate him on his victory in the presidential election.

Iran PressIran News: Earlier Hassan Rouhani congratulated Ebrahim Raisi on his victory in the election while attending his office on Saturday.

"I congratulate the people on their choice," said Hassan Rouhani on Saturday. "My official congratulations will come later, but we know who got enough votes in this election and who is elected today by the people."

This Saturday morning, Abdolreza Hemmati and Mohsen Rezaei posted messages on Twitter congratulating Ebrahim Raeisi on his victory in the presidential election.

The 13th presidential election of Iran was held yesterday, Friday.

According to the preliminary result covering 90% of the votes, Ebrahim Raisi with 17.800.000 votes is the forerunner and has won the presidential race by a landslide.


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