|As the Guardian Council reviewed the qualifications of the candidates and announced the list of the approved ones, the different electoral programs started to be announced by the eight candidates running for June Iranian election.
The Secretary of the National Security Council and Iran’s top nuclear negotiator is running for president for the first time.
For his electoral program, he mainly tackles the management and the executive affairs. Jalili considers that the administrative and the executive structure of the Iranian economy must be matched with the potentials of the country to be able to face the foreign threats. In other words, he thinks that the economic plans must be set according to the political interests and principles.
Qalibaf considers that coping with the administrative and the economic problems is a priority for the Iranians. He specifically promised to provide the youth with more jobs. Also, he pledged to fix the economic crisis in Iran within 2 years if elected. Finally, Qalibaf considers that the youth must be given a greater role in politics and economics.
Velayati said that he would improve Iran’s relations with other countries. He added that he will utilize his sixteen-year experience as a foreign minster to achieve this aim.
According to him, to solve Iran current problems, the Iranians should reach reconciliation with the scientists, scholars, and experts to utilize their skills and knowledge to build the country. He also considers that there must be reconciliation with all the Iranian factions and political parties to maintain unity and stability in Iran. Finally, Rowhani considers that reconciliation with the world is important to have better relations with all the countries.
His program can be outlined as trying to pass laws that help the government to provide the Iranians with all their needs according to fair distribution of wealth. Aref, also, says that decreasing the rate of unemployment in Iran resolving the problem of inflation would be his major goals if he were elected.
He is running for the election for the first time.