News ID: 128412
Publish Date : 15 June 2024 - 21:34

Leader Calls for Increased Participation in Elections

TEHRAN -- Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei here Saturday called for collective efforts to increase participation in the upcoming presidential election.
“In the very important upcoming election, it is important to increase participation in the first place,” Ayatollah Khamenei told a number of talented Iranian students and medalists from national and international scientific Olympiads.
Ayatollah Khamenei called on Iranian students to make efforts in the universities and among their family members to boost turnout in the June 28 presidential election.
The Leader emphasized that Iranian youths should choose a candidate who is closely pursuing the ideals of the Islamic Revolution and has the ability to work towards them.
Ayatollah Khamenei described Iran’s political independence as a “tangible reality”. He said the Islamic Republic has a position and logic as well as interesting perspectives regarding major issues in the world which even the country’s opponents can count on.
“This political independence should not be undermined,” the Leader stated, stressing that every government in the future must safeguard it.
Ayatollah Khamenei said talented students are a source of “great, deep and true hope and a major asset” who are the main factor in helping the country achieve its required scientific development.
The 1979 Islamic Revolution succeeded in making a leap in various political, scientific, technological, moral and social fields, the Leader emphasized.
Ayatollah Khamenei called on the talented students to boost cooperation and synergy to find solutions to different problems and issues.