Iranian President Arrives in North Khorassan Province

A03105113.jpgTEHRAN (FNA)- President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, along with cabinet members arrived in the city of Bojnourd capital of the northeastern province of North Khorassan Wednesday morning.

The president is visiting the province on the second round of his provincial tours started in the current Iranian year to follow up implementation of the projects that had been approved during the first round of his provincial visits.

He made the initiative to visit different provinces since he took office in 2005 in order to bring closer the government to ordinary people, the Islamic republic news agency reported.

Later in the day, the president is to address local residents at Bojnourd stadium, attend inauguration ceremony of a number of local development projects, meet with families of martyrs and war veterans and hold separate meetings with provincial clerics and scholars.

The president will also hold a cabinet meeting in Bojnourd to discuss the province’s needs.

President Ahmadinejad and his entourage were welcomed at Bojnourd’s airport by a number of local officials.

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