Algerian PM arrives in Tehran to attend Raisi's inauguration ceremony

Tehran, IRNA- Algerian Prime Minister Ayman Benabderrahmane arrived in Tehran on Thursday to participate in Ebrahim Raisi's inauguration ceremony as Iran’s new president.

He was officially received by Iranian authorities at Mehrabad International Airport.

Ebrahim Raisi will be sworn in as president of the Islamic Republic of Iran at the parliament at 17:00 local time.

On Friday, June 18, the 13th presidential election was held simultaneous with the sixth round of city and village councils elections, the first mid-term for the 11th parliament’s by-election, and the second mid-term for the fifth Assembly of Experts election.

Out of over 59.3 million eligible voters in the presidential election, nearly 29 million took part in the national event. Ebrahim Raisi won the presidential race with over 18 million votes out of the total 28,933,004 ballots, which shows a 48.8 percent turnout.

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Tuesday endorsed the decree of Ebrahim Raisi as the next President of Iran.

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