Presidential inaugural day postponed in Iran

 Presidential inaugural day postponed in Iran

The date of the presidential swearing in ceremony of Hassan Rouhani at Iranian parliament has been delayed, MP Behrouz Nemati said.

He added that the ceremony was scheduled to be held on August 6 but it has been changed, ISNA news agency reported.

He did not provide further information on the date for the ceremony and reasons behind postponing the official date saying that the date of the inaugural ceremony will be announced later.

According to Iranian constitution, the president-elect needs to be endorsed by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

Iran’s Press TV on Wednesday reported that the endorsement ceremony will take place on August 3.


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