Jun 05, 2020 22:58 Asia/Tehran [Updated: Jun 22, 2020 13:52 Asia/Tehran]
  • Targeted information should replace one-way warnings about Coronavirus

Tehran (IP): Speaking with Minister of Health and Medical Education Saeed Namaki, President Rouhani stated that targeted information about coronavirus should replace one-way warnings.

Iran Press/Iran News: In a phone call with Health Minister Saeed Namaki, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani stressed, "We must use all media capacities, mass communication facilities and effective communication strategies to provide accurate, effective and purposeful information to the people, while convincing citizens to comply with health protocols and cooperate with the country's medical officials."

President Hassan Rouhani on Friday (today) received the latest reports on providing targeted information about coronavirus in the context of his recent instructions to the Minister of Health, adding, "We must replace one-sided and uninformative warnings that only cause anxiety and psychological insecurity in people with purposeful and intelligent information to help people adapt to life and work with coronavirus."

The President also referred to the issues raised at yesterday's meeting of the chairmen of the specialized committees of the National Task Force for Fighting Coronavirus, including the opening hours of the holy shrines, Friday prayers in medium-risk cities, the opening of cultural and artistic centers, schools, and tourism agencies, calling on the health minister to submit the necessary plans for review and decision-making in these cases to the next meeting of the National Task Force for Fighting Coronavirus.

In this conversation, the Minister of Health also presented a report to  Rouhani on the statistics of trips during the recent holidays and how health protocols were implemented and monitored these days.

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