TEHRAN (Iran News) – Congratulating the World Public Relations Day to all activists in the field, President Seyed Ebrahim Raisi said, “Public relations and communications are the beacons of the development of awareness and jihad of enlightenment in society and have an important role in informing the public”.
Speaking in a meeting of the Supreme Council of Cyberspace on Tuesday afternoon, Raisi referred to the approach of the World Communication and Public Relations Day, and said, “The world today needs free circulation of information, honest information and active protection of public opinion more than ever”.
The President added, “In the age of increasing media messages, it is more difficult than ever to establish a healthy and effective relationship with the people and the elite, and this can only be achieved through the use of wise methods and strategies in the field of public relations”.
Congratulating the World Public Relations and Communication Day to all activists in this field, Raisi said, “Public relations and communications are the beacons of awareness development and jihad of enlightenment in society, and for this reason, they have an important role in informing the public”.
The President said that continuous communication with the people, especially in a government that claims to be justice-oriented and popular, is of fundamental importance.
Raisi stated, “In the days when the most important need of the country is to revive hope and restore social capital, a very heavy responsibility is on the shoulders of all public relations”.
Meanwhile on Wednesday and in the cabinet meeting, he President described self-sufficiency in basic goods as a strategic issue and emphasized, “The Ministry of Agricultural Jihad should cooperated with other institutions, including science and knowledge-based centers, to come up with a plan so that the country becomes self-sufficient in the production of basic goods as soon as possible”.
Raisi referred to the increase in pollution and dust in some provinces across the country, especially Khuzestan province, and said, “An effective solution to this issue requires cooperation with the region and neighboring countries”.
Accordingly, the President instructed the Department of Environment to cooperate with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and other relevant agencies to solve the problem of air pollution through consultation with neighboring countries.
In another part of his speech, referring to the need to ensure the country’s food security, the President called self-sufficiency in basic goods strategic and said, “Apart from daily routine work, basic and infrastructural measures should not be neglected”.
Raisi added, “Production is a fundamental and infrastructural issue, and by strengthening domestic production, we must achieve self-sufficiency in the next few years and in the shortest possible time, so that we do not need other countries”.
He continued by emphasizing the need for the inclusion of all agencies in making decisions, saying, “All elements of the government should evaluate all aspects in decision-making so that accurate and workable decisions can be made”.
In another part of his speech, the President referred to the need for a precise and comprehensive explanation of the government’s plan for the fair distribution of subsidies to the people to counter some skepticisms, and said, “The government’s economic and information teams and related agencies should clear things up for people and calm the public opinion and the market by explaining things thoroughly”.