Rouhani says government not to tolerate discrimination against tribal people

Ahvaz, Khuzestan prov, Jan 15, IRNA – President Hassan Rouhani said his government will not tolerate discrimination against the civilian rights of tribal people and ethnic groups.

He made the remarks in a meeting with the chiefs of tribes in the southwestern province of Khuzestan on Wednesday.

He arrived in Ahvaz Tuesday morning for a three-day visit to the oil-rich province.

The president said given the high capacity of tribal people, they should be encouraged to participate in the development activities in the country.