President appoints Dr Peyvandi as IRCS head
President Rouhani appointed Dr Ali Asghar Peyvandi as the President of Red Crescent Society of the Islamic Republic of Iran for a four-year period.
President Rouhani's letter of appointment reads:
In the Name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful
Dear Dr Ali Asghar Peyvandi,
According to Paragraph 5 of Section B of Article 10 of the Act of Amending the Statute of the Red Crescent Society of the Islamic Republic of Iran, and based on your valuable experiences and background, you are being appointed as the "President of Red Crescent Society of the Islamic Republic of Iran" for a four-year term.
I expect you to further attract the altruistic, noble people of Iran and NGOs to cooperate with the Society to provide humanitarian services to those in need and affected by natural disasters.
I wish you success in fulfilling your responsibilities, upholding the principles of the rule of law, moderation and code of ethics of the Administration of Prudence and Hope.
President of the Islamic Republic of Iran