Leader Names New Iranian Year: “Resistance Economy – Action and Implementation”
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Grand Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei said Sunday that solving the problems of recession is the country top priority, stressing that the Resistance Economy is the best solution to the Iran’s economic woes.
“In my estimation, the issue of economy is the top priority. In other words, among high-priority issues, economy is the most pressing matter,” the Leader said addressing the nation in his annual message on the occasion of the Persian New Year.
His eminence added that “appropriate and decisive” economic actions by the Iranian government and nation could possibly influence other issues such as social, moral and cultural ones as well as social maladies.
Highlighting the importance of paying attention to domestic production, job creation, elimination of unemployment, economic prosperity and tackling recession, Ayatollah Khamenei added, “If we are to solve the problems of recession, [low] domestic production, and unemployment; if we are to curb inflation, [the solution to] all those fall within the purview of the Resistance Economy.”
“The Resistance Economy encompasses all of them. With the Resistance Economy, it is possible to fight unemployment and recession and to curb inflation; it is possible to stand up to the enemies’ threats; it is possible to create numerous opportunities for the country and use those opportunities,” Ayatollah Khamenei pointed out.
The Leader called on officials to take more “action and practical steps” in a bid to bring about tangible results that could be felt by the people, noting, “Therefore, I will choose the rubric ‘Resistance Economy; Action and Implementation’ as the motto of this year…This is a straight and bright road to what we need.”
The Leader expressed confidence that “if action and implementation are well planned” their results can be witnessed at the end of the year.