Ebrahim Raisi was destined to win Iran’s 13th presidential election. His victory was determined by the country’s “deep state,” dominated by supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei with the assistance of the Guardian Council, which vets candidates for election.
Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum and Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan have dispatched messages of congratulations to Ebrahim Raisi.
The victory of Ebrahim Raisi in Iran’s presidential election on Friday is not considered as a surprise. Through the peculiar condition laid down in the 1979 Constitution of the country, the Guardian Council approves the eligible candidates for the
Iranians go to the polls today to elect its eighth president to succeed moderate reformist Hassan Rouhani. Turn-out is expected to be a low 37-42 per cent.
Ebrahim Raisi won just shy of 62 per cent of the vote in Friday's election, according to official figures, on a turnout of 48.8 per cent, a record low for a presidential poll in the Islamic republic.
President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has received a letter of thanks from Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, in reply to a congratulatory cable he earlier sent to him on winning Iran's presidential election.
Sheikh Nahayan Bin Mubarak conveys UAE leaders' congratulations to Ebrahim Raisi on assuming his position as president of Iran.
Iran’s former chief justice, Ebrahim Raisi, begins his first term as the Islamic Republic’s president in a weak position although he has the support of supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei,
The UAE delegation received the invitation of Ali Shamkhani, secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council for the official visit.