♦ “Whenever we talk about compliance with law, some people tell us not to make a fuss!” President Rouhani told a press conference.
He further said that on the local front the government has done its best not to create any new wounds and heal the wounds of the past.
♦ The vice-president for legal affairs has said that there are 15 million legal cases that have yet to be heard.
♦ An arrest warrant has been issued for the former Pakistani prime minister and a number of senior officials of the previous government.
An anti-corruption court issued an arrest warrant for former Premier Yousaf Raza Gilani and a former head of the opposition Pakistan People’s Party (PPP).
♦ Museums on Pre-Islamic Iran and Islamic Period have opened in Tehran.
First Vice-President Eshagh Jahangiri, who was on hand for the inaugural, said government seeks to draw on the past to build a good future for the nation.
♦ Some five million people should settle in new towns.
More than 30,000 apartments in new towns – part of the Mehr affordable housing project – will be delivered to applicants shortly.
♦ Birth rate registered a 5 percent increase last month.
In all, more than 143,000 babies were born in the 31 days to August 23.