Today’s top stories in Iran, 07-05-2013

Today’s top stories in Iran include registration of 58 candidates for presidential election until now; allocating no reference currency to import of drug; protesting of Iranians in objection to desecration of shrine by militants in Syria; starting of seventh court session hearing of the Kahrizak incident and Ahmadinejad order on restoring Lake Urmia.
As of yet 58 people registered for presidential election in Iran

So far 58 people have submitted their registratons for the upcoming presidential elections in Iran, deputy head of the electoral headquarters, Hassan Ali Nouri said, Fars reported.

Some of candidates have registered until now include Hassan Rouhani, an Iranian political figure close to reformists and member of Iran’s Expediency Council,  former health minister Kamran Baqeri Lankarani and Mostafa Kavakebian and Iranian current president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s former deputy on science related issues, Sadeq Vaez Zadeh.

 

No reference currency allocates to import of drug: official

Central Bank Governor Mahmoud Bahmani announced that no reference currency allocated to import of drug, Mehr news agency reported.

 

Iranians  censure desecration of shrine by militants in Syria

Iranian people will stage a demonstration across the country to condemn the desecration of the grave of a Shia Muslim figure in Syria on Friday, 10 May.

 

7th court session of Kahrizak case starts today

The seventh court session hearing of the case of suspended judges of the Kahrizak incident has started today, according to Mehr news agency.

 

Ahmadinejad orders speeding up efforts to restore Lake Urmia

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has issued a special order for speeding up efforts to restore Lake Urmia, the Mehr News Agency reported.