Tehran(IP): The Spokesman for Iran's Government said many issues created by the recent floods in the country's southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan such as electricity and water outages have been resolved and some problems are being resolved.

Iran PressIran news: Speaking at his weekly presser on Tuesday morning, the Spokesman for Iran's Government under President Raisi told the reporters: "From the beginning of this week, the Nowruz headquarters inaugurated and the necessary planning has been done to serve people on Nowruz trips."

Iran's Government Spokesman Ali Bahadori Jahromi also appreciated the Iranian nation on their turnout in the parliamentary and Assembly of Experts election saying: "I thank and appreciate all the people and the great nation of Iran, especially those who participated in the recent elections."

He noted: "People's participation in elections doubles the burden of officials. And we hope that the complaints of the loved people of Iran who did not participate in the elections for any reason will be resolved as soon as possible."

Bahadori Jahromi also talked about the measures and relief services done to reach out to the people whose lives have been affected by the recent flood in Sistan and Baluchistan in South Eastern Iran saying: After the occurrence of flood, the Minister of Interior and the minister of energy traveled to the flood-hit areas.

"In addition to the fact that the flood caused financial damage, many issues such as electricity and water outages have been resolved and some problems are being resolved," he added.

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Ali Bahadori Jahromi, speaking at a press conference, highlighted President Ebrahim Raisi's recent visit to Algeria, marking the first time an Iranian president has visited the North African nation in nearly 14 years. During this visit, President Raisi engaged in bilateral and multilateral discussions, focusing on enhancing cooperation within the gas sector.

Accompanied by a prominent economic and political delegation, Raisi embarked on a two-day trip to Algiers, where the 7th Gas Exporting Countries Forum Summit of Heads of State and Government was convened.

The government spokesperson revealed that Raisi engaged in productive discussions with leaders from Algeria, Tunisia, Bolivia, Iraq, Libya, Qatar, and Mozambique during the summit. Additionally, Oil Minister Javad Owji, part of Raisi's delegation, held meetings with senior officials from various countries to explore avenues for collaboration.

In terms of Iran's foreign trade performance, Bahadori Jahromi disclosed that the nation's economic growth remained steady at around 3.5 to 4 percent in most periods. Notably, the oil and gas sector achieved a significant milestone while the housing sector exhibited positive growth. However, challenges persisted in the agricultural sector due to drought conditions.


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