(AhlulBayt News Agency) - President Rouhani arrived in Sistan and Baluchistan province on Saturday in the Week of Unity to make a two-day visit to the province as the first provincial trip of the 12th Administration.
President Hassan Rouhani entered Zabol city airport, accompanied by a number of vice-presidents, ministers and related officials, and was welcomed by the Governor General of Sistan and Baluchistan, Representative of the Supreme Leader in the province and Zahedan city Friday Prayer's Imam, and a number of local officials.
Dr Rouhani is scheduled to address the people of Sistan and Baluchistan in Zabol and then head for Zahedan.
The president said upon arrival in Zabol: "I am very pleased that the first provincial tour of the 12th Administration is to Sistan and Baluchistan province. The main reason for choosing Sistan and Baluchistan as the first destination for provincial tour is to thank the people of this province for their passionate attendance in the last presidential election".
Dr Rouhani added: "On this trip, I will follow up on the process of the plans and promises that were given to the people during my visit in year 1393, and plans and projects for more development and prosperity of the province will be announced".
The president said: "I will travel to Zahedan and Chabahar in addition to Zabol. In Chabahar, Phase One of Shahid Beheshti Port will be opened and a ceremony will be held on December 7, Student's Day at the University of Zahedan with students and academics participating".