Today’s top stories in Iran, 30-04-2013

Today’s top stories in Iran include Iranian President Office rejecting false reports on election fraud in 2009; Iranian president’s unveiling a stamp commemorating ‘National Day of Persian Gulf’; designing Islamic-Iranian uniforms for university students in Iran; Iran’s plan to add 2nd giant Middle East drilling to Caspian Sea; Iran navy’s increasing presence in free waters and Former health minister’s warning of double drug prices in Iran.
Iranian President Office denies allegation of 2009 election fraud

The public relations center of the President office released a statement, denying false reports of reports of 2009 electoral fraud, FNA said.

On Monday some media outlets in Iran claimed that Ahmadinajad was in possession of a tape that would prove that authorities had inflated his number of votes in the 2009 race by 8 million and thus brought his total tally to 24 million instead of his original 16 million.


‘Iran’s Ahmadinejad unveils a stamp honoring ‘National Day of Persian Gulf”

In a celebration commemorating the “National Day of Persian Gulf”, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has unveiled the stamp issued to honor the day, FNA reported.


Islamic-Iranian uniforms for university students in Iran

According to Mehr, Fatemeh Balghani has announced that Al-Zahra University and National Foundation of Fashion and Clothing have signed an agreement for university students’ uniform program called “Parnia”. According to the agreement, Al-Zahra University will hold a student fashion show in which Islamic-Iranian clothes will be put on display for all university students.


Iran to construct 2nd giant Middle East drilling

Having constructed Amir Kabir semi-submersible platform, Iran plans to add the second giant Middle East to Caspian Sea -World geopolitical oil and gas field, Mehr news agency reported.


Iran’s navy to construct more Jamaran destroyers: Cmdr.

According to FNA, Iran’s Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari says Iran plans to construct other Jamaran destroyer to boost the Navy’s preparedness, expressing that it is hoped that Iran’s Navy can increase its presence in free waters.


Former health minister:  Drug prices in Iran double

Iran’s former Health Minister, Marzieh Vahid Dastjerdi has warned that the prices for medicine drugs in the country can double. Pointing to patients’ problems in paying medical expenses, Vahid Dastjerdi has urged lawmakers to prevent offering dollar at the Forex Center rate to medicine importers, Khabarfarsi reported.