0145 GMT December 16, 2019
In a televised message to the Iranian nation on the occasion of the beginning of the new Iranian year, the Leader congratulated the people of Iran and all nations who celebrate Norouz worldwide.
Stressing the need for further cooperation between the government and the nation, Ayatollah Khamenei said in order to materialize the motto of the year, “the great, courageous, resolute and wise people of Iran as well as the servant government of the country have to have trust in each other and work together with sincerity.”
The leader said “economic progress; regional and international authority and dignity; true scientific breakthrough; economic and judicial justice and most importantly belief and spirituality are great and accessible expectations” he wished for the people of Iran in the New Year.
Ayatollah Khamenei said that materialization of those wishes “requires mutual empathy, cooperation and sincerity of government and nation.”
“The government is the employee of the people and people are the employer of the government. More cooperation between the nation and government will lead to better advancement of the state of affairs,” stressed the Leader.