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* Sri Lanka Speaker arrives in Teheran to take part in inauguration of Iranian President Rouhani
Sat, Aug 5, 2017, 12:04 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Aug 05, Teheran: Sri Lanka Parliament speaker Karu arrived in Tehran on Saturday to attend President Hassan Rouhani's swearing-in ceremony which is scheduled to be held in Tehran this afternoon.

Rouhani is due to take the oath of office in front of the parliament on Saturday afternoon in a ceremony to be attended by top-ranking Iranian officials as well as senior officials from 92 countries, Islamic Republic News Agency reported.

Eight presidents, 19 parliament speakers, nine vice presidents and prime ministers, seven parliament vice-speakers, 11 foreign ministers and 35 special envoys from different countries will reportedly attend the ceremony.

Rouhani was reelected as president for a second consecutive term in national elections on May 19, securing nearly 57% of the total votes cast.

 


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