Ahead of his visit to Isfahan, President Rouhani had pointed to the fundamental role played by people of Isfahan during the Islamic revolution and Imposed War, saying that the government has approved many plans for the development of the province.
President Hassan Rouhani held public meetings with the provincial officials and people from different strata and organizations in Isfahan and will discuss issues of the province with local officials.
Upon his arrival at the airport, he said the city is the hub of agriculture, industry and new technologies as well as the scientific and cultural center of the country.
He further more stressed the need to take advantage of affluent opportunities that exist in the province.
The president appeared in a large congregation in the city and delivered speech on the fundamental role played by the people of Isfahan in Iran’s victory during the Islamic Revolution and Imposed War.
Providing comments on sharp declines in healthcare costs in Iran, Rouhani stressed Iran had never -and would never- give in to the pressures and sanctions imposed by Western countries.
He also reprimanded western powers for pressuring Iran on its nuclear program and accusing the country of developing nuclear bombs. "What have you achieved through you nuclear bombs the we haven’t?” he asked Western statesmen.