Supreme Leader designates New Year as Year of Economy and Culture

Tehran, March 20, IRNA – Supreme Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei on Thursday designated the new year, the year of “Economy and Culture with National Drive and Jihadi Management.”

In a televised New Year Message, Supreme Leader congratulated all Iranians, especially the bereaved families of martyrs on Nowruz.

Ayatollah Khamenei said both economy and culture are more important than all other issues calling for joint efforts of the the government and the people to materialize the agenda of the year 1393.

Referring to the essential and outstanding role of the public in life and construction of the country, Ayatollah Khamenei said both the government and the people must work together.

ˈNothing will be done in absence of the public and different classes of people should play their role with national determination.

The Supreme Leader recommended the officials to rely on God Almighty and on the public to advance the national agenda in the Economy and Culture.

“What is ahead of us in the new year is the economy which will be flourished in light of assistance of officials and people as well as the culture, which would determine the great movement of the nation.”

Stressing the need to use the experiences of the past and take lessons from the past in decisionmaking fnr the future, Ayatollah Khamenei assessed the quality the motto of “Political Epic and Economic Epic”.

The Supreme Leader said that in the year 1392, political epic was materialized in the best possible manner through presence of the public and efforts of officials in various scenes, such as elections, great rallies and other domains.

Ayatollah Khamenei termed economy as an important issue for people and the country and referred to some praiseworthy efforts for economic epic. “Of course, last year, economic epic was not met as was expected and it is necessary to work on the agenda in the new year.”

The Supreme Leader said Resistance Economy serves as theoretical structure for economic epic and underlined that necessary ground is prepared to double efforts in this respect.

Ayatollah Khamenei prayed to God Almighty for health, joy, mental peace, mercy, progress, elevation and prosperity of all dear Iranians, the youth, families, children and men and women of the country.



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