Officials from 73 countries to attend Raisi’s inauguration

The spokesman for Iran’s Parliament presiding board Nezamoddin Mousavi said on Monday that 115 officials from 73 countries would attend the inauguration ceremony of President-elect Ebrahim Raisi on Thursday.

The Guardian Council signed the president-elect’s credentials and submitted it to the office of Supreme Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei today.

Speaking in a press conference, Mousavi said that the ceremony for authorization of credentials of presidency for Raisi would be held on Tuesday and his inauguration ceremony would be held on Thursday.

Afterwards, the parliament would proceed with the motion of confidence for the ministers of Raisi’s cabinet, he added.

Raisi was elected President of Iran in the June 18 presidential election, earning over 62 percent of votes.