1022 GMT February 21, 2020
"I hope the new Gregorian calendar year will be a year full of peace and tranquility for all humans," Rouhani said in his Monday message addressing world leaders, according to the president’s official website.
He also expressed hope that the world would witness increasing prosperity through joint efforts, wishing world leaders and nations success and health in the new year, Press TV reported.
In his message to Iranian Christians, Rouhani expressed hope that the world would see the promotion of peace, justice and the eradication of all kinds of immorality and discrimination in the New Year.
He also hoped that all Christians and followers of other divine religions would live together in Iran with prosperity and happiness.
The birthday of Jesus Christ has brought the message of spirituality, peace and friendship for all societies, especially his followers, the Iranian president said.