President in Bushehr to visit quake-hit areas

Bushehr, Nov 30, IRNA – President Hassan Rouhani arrived in this southern province Saturday to visit the quake-stricken areas.

Upon arrival, the President was welcomed by governor of Bushehr as well as a number of local officials.

Minutes after arrival, President Rouhani went to a hospital where the injured of the Dashtestan quake were being cured.

Two days ago, a 5.7-magnitude earthquake shook the provincial city of Dashtestan leaving seven dead and 195 wounded.

Some 300 houses were damaged almost 10 to 60 percent.

In a message sent Late on Thursday, President Rouhani expressed sympathy with the families of the victims.

In a telephone conversation with the provincial governor, the President also voiced the government’s readiness to dispatch any kinds of aid to the quake-stricken people.

After his Dashtestan visit, President Rouhani is to travel to Assalouyeh to visit the projects of the South Pars gas field development.



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