A Reformer's Victory
Holding high the banner of economic prosperity, pragmatic politics and dynamic culture as three pillars in managing the country, Hassan Rouhani emerges victorious in Iran's most recent presidential election as a large turnout of voters express belief in his vision for changing the future of the Islamic republic
The Rouhani Era
As a moderate conservative, Rouhani has pledged to save the struggling economy by improving relations with the international community. During his inauguration, Rouhani admitted Western sanctions have put pressure on the economy and exacted a heavy toll on the country's people
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Rouhani's Profile

1948: Born in Sorkheh in northern Iran; began studying religion from an early age

1973: Received a bachelor's degree in judicial law from the University of Tehran, and a master's degree in public law and a PhD from Glasgow Caledonian University in Scotland in 1995 and 1999, respectively

1979-June 2013: Held multiple positions, including secretary and representative of the Supreme National Security Council, member of the Assembly of Experts, member of the Expediency Discernment Council, president of the Center for Strategic Research, and multiple roles in parliament

June 15, 2013: Declared the winner of Iran's 11th presidential election

(Source: Chinese Academy of Press and Publications)

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