Rouhani sworn in for 2nd term as Iran president

Hassan Rouhani has been sworn in as Iran’s 12th president in the Iranian capital in the presence of the country’s high-ranking officials as well as leaders and senior politicians from around the world.

The inauguration ceremony opened at the Parliament building in Tehran on Saturday with delegates from more than 100 countries, including several heads of state, partaking in it.

After the anthem of the Islamic Republic was played and verses of the Holy Quran recited, Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani kicked off the ceremony in earnest by welcoming all the participants, particularly the foreign dignitaries.

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