Today, in a meeting with Mr Abdul Latif Rashid, the President of Iraq and his accompanying delegation, Ayatollah Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, emphasized that the progress, happiness, independence and elevation of Iraq are very important for the Islamic Republic of Iran, saying: The expansion of bilateral cooperation and the implementation of previously reached agreements are in the interest of both countries.
The Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution met with more than a thousand members of student organizations and various student activists this afternoon (Tuesday) for two and a half hours. He called students and their activities and demanded an opportunity and value for the country. Referring to the enemy's strategy of making the Iranian nation pessimistic about themselves and their abilities, he said: Contrary to the enemy's desire, the student community should create a transformation in the minds and reality of Iranian society and then create a transformation in the minds and reality of the world in their long-term vision and efforts.
In a meeting with a group of top military commanders in Tehran on Sunday afternoon, Ayatollah Khamenei, the Commander in Chief of the Iranian armed forces, said, "According to Imam Ali (a.s), the military was the strong walls protecting the country and the nation." He went on to stress that "with this lofty status comes heavy responsibilities. He added that thank God, the armed forces appreciate this elite stature and are engaged in activities based on their responsibilities."
On the auspicious night of the birth anniversary of the noble of Ahl al-Bayt, the honourable Imam Hasan Mujtaba (a.s), a group of Persian language and literature professors, as well as young and seasoned poets, met with the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution.
Ayatollah Khamenei today (Tuesday), in a meeting with officials and authority figures of the country, emphasized the need for all officials and institutions to focus their efforts and willpower throughout the year on "controlling inflation and increasing production" and explained the requirements for realizing this year's slogan and several other important economic recommendations, and said: If these requirements are met, their results will be seen in reducing inflation and increasing people's relative comfort by the end of the year.
The Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution this afternoon on the first day of the holy month of Ramadan and in the luminous gathering of intimacy with the Quran, which was held in the presence of a number of reciters and distinguished teachers and Quranic activists, called for the mixing of Quran recitation sessions with translation and interpretation of verses to convey Quranic concepts and themes to listeners and influence them. He called on specialists and Quranic activists to strive to find ways to accomplish this important issue.
This afternoon (Monday), the Leader of the Islamic Revolution met Alexander Lukashenko, the Belarusian President, and the accompanying delegation. He stated that bilateral relations had the potential to grow far beyond their current limited levels. He went on to emphasize that given the spirit and the will that exists on both sides for operationalizing existing agreements, relations should be substantially upgraded.
The Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution this morning (Thursday), in a meeting with the members of the Assembly of Leadership Experts, called this lofty and very important Assembly a symbol of the union between "Republic" and "Islamism" and referring to the irreplaceable, vital and continuous presence of the people in various scenes, he said: The strong stamina of the people of the system is a national wealth with which Allah has given the proof to the scholars and all the officials of the system, and we all must strive diligently to preserve and increase this invaluable asset.
This morning, on the occasion of Eid al-Mab'ath, Ayatollah Khamenei convened a meeting with government officials, representatives and ambassadors of Islamic countries, as well as guests and participants in international Qur'an competitions, in which they emphasised the importance of utilising the vast and inexhaustible treasures of the Bi'tha of the Last Prophet (pbuh), stressing that it can provide a solution to all problems and be a path to worldly and hereafter happiness for the Islamic Ummah, and added: If the Islamic countries were to adhere to the teachings of the Bi'tha faithfully, it is likely that the nefarious Zionist regime would not have been able to perpetrate their heinous crimes against the Palestinian people in full view of the entire Islamic Ummah. Nevertheless, the nation of Iran and the Islamic system remain committed to fulfilling their obligations in this regard.
Ayatollah Khamenei this morning (Wednesday), in a meeting with thousands of people of East Azerbaijan, called the people of Azerbaijan the standard-bearers of the unity and freedom of Iran and by bowing to the great nation of Iran for the creation of the historical 22nd of Bahman this year, he emphasized: This real, passionate and meaningful epic is the result of the nation's persistence in the way of revolution, and this way of progress and authority, with national unity and with a revolutionary and not a conservative approach to problems, meaning relying on the effort that brought about the achievements, will continue, and the Jihadi and 24-hour effort of all officials for economic growth and the treatment of difficulties, especially inflation will be its foundation.
On Wednesday, coinciding with the anniversary of the 19th of Bahman, 1357 (the 11th of February 1979) and the historic pledge of allegiance by a group of Homafaran officers to Imam Khomeini (r.a), hundreds of commanders and employees of the Air Force and Air Defence of the Military forces of Iran met with the Commander-in-Chief.
On the eve of the birth of Amir al-Mu'minin, Ali (a.s), a spiritual and refreshing ceremony, "Ceremony of Angels", was held in Imam Khomeini's Husayniyya, with the presence of hundreds of schoolgirls who have reached the age of Takleef (The Islamic coming-of-age) with the prayer of Maghrib and Isha, lead by the Leader of the Islamic Revolution.
This morning (Monday), in a meeting with hundreds of producers, entrepreneurs, and those active in knowledge-based enterprises, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution stated that for the country to have a bright future, it had to have high rates of economic growth for an extended period. He went on to say that in the Seventh National Development Plan, the priority was economic growth coupled with social justice. He laid out the reasons for economic growth and what it entailed, saying that "resolving palpable cost of living problems facing households makes economic growth an absolute necessity."
The Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution today at noon, in a meeting with the head of the Islamic Missiology Organization and a group of its managers and The Islamic revolution’s department for Arts, considered producing and presenting distinguished products based on new thinking and taking into account the social and cultural requirements of Islamic Missiology, while fully fearing of Allah, the two important tasks of cultural and missiology apparatuses.