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PM congratulates brother Ebrahim Raeesi on election as President of Iran

PM congratulates brother Ebrahim Raeesi on election as President of Iran

PM congratulates brother Ebrahim Raeesi on election as President of Iran.

In a tweet on Saturday, Prime Minister Imran Khan felicitated the newly elected President of Iran.

PM congratulates brother Ebrahim Raeesi on election as President of Iran

Her called him brother Ebrahim Raisi and felicitated on his landmark victory in Iran’s 13th Presidential elections.

He further said we look forward to working with him for further strengthening our fraternal ties and for regional peace, progress and prosperity.

Meanwhile, Iranian Interior Ministry released the official and final result of the June 18 presidential election.

Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli announced results, while addressing a press conference in Tehran on Saturday evening.

He said 28,933,004 voters have cast their ballots in the Friday election.

Official results

He further said that with over 59.31 million eligible voters, the turnout stood at 48.4 percent.

The winner, Seyed Ebrahim Raeisi, has garnered 17,926,345 votes.

While 3,726,870 ballots registered as invalid votes, the runner-up, Mohsen Rezaee, has won 3,412,712 votes, according to Rahmani Fazli.

Furthermore, he said Abdolnasser Hemmati and Seyed Amir Hossein Qazizadeh Hashemi, have gained 2,427,201 and 999,718 votes, respectively.

Currently, Raeisi, 60, is serving Iran as Judiciary Chief.

The 13th presidential election held simultaneously with the 6th City and Village Councils elections.

Moreover, midterm elections for the 5th Assembly of Experts, and midterm elections for the 11th Parliament also held simultaneously.

GTV

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