The Leader of Islamic Ummah and Oppressed People Imam Sayyed Ali Khamenei named the new Iranian year as the “Year of National Production, Supporting Iranian Labor and Capital”, and once again underlined the importance of efforts to bolster the country’s economic progress.
In a televised address on the occasion of the advent of the Iranian New Year on Tuesday, The Leader of Islamic Ummah and Oppressed People Imam Sayyed Ali Khamenei extends his congratulatory message in the early hours of the Persian calendar year of 1391.
The Leader of Islamic Ummah and Oppressed People Imam Sayyed Ali Khamenei said “Economic Jihad”, which was the slogan of the previous year, is never-ending, adding that one important aspect of economic issues is “domestic production.”
The Supreme Leader said if domestic production prospers, most of the enemies’ efforts will undoubtedly fail.
The Leader of Islamic Ummah and Oppressed People Imam Sayyed Ali Khamenei said the prosperity of national production is the key to resolving the problems of inflation and unemployment and will strengthen domestic economy.
The Supreme Leader further lauded the country’s great accomplishments during the previous year, saying that the past year was eventful for the world, the region and Iran.
“What one witnesses is that these events generally were to Iran’s benefit and conductive to the [country’s] objectives. Those in Western countries who pursue malevolent objectives against Iran and Iranians are having various problems.”
“Those countries in the region that the Islamic Republic has always supported have achieved great goals, [some] dictators were overthrown and constitutions based on Islam were passed in some countries,” the Supreme Leader stated.
“The number one enemy of the Islamic Ummah (community) and the Iranian nation, namely the Zionist regime has been surrounded,” the Supreme Leader added.
The Leader of Islamic Ummah and Oppressed People Imam Sayyed Ali Khamenei said Iran’s enemies started their hostile measures against the country from the beginning of the previous year, and the Iranian nation, officials, people could counter these sanctions by adopting prudent measures.