TEHRAN, July 16 (Bernama) -- Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, praised the outgoing administration for promoting revolutionary slogans and making tireless efforts to run the country, Iran's IRNA reported.
â€œOver the past eight years, all the people realised that the respectable president and his colleagues endured hardships and undertook extremely heavy and intensive work compared with other administrations. And this fact is a salient and praiseworthy point,â€ Khamenei said during a meeting with President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and a number of cabinet members late on Sunday.
He also lamented the fact that certain opponents and domestic and foreign media outlets had downplayed the administrationâ€™s efforts.
Khamenei applauded the administrationâ€™s efforts to promote revolutionary slogans at home and abroad.
He said that the administration were not ashamed to talk about revolutionary objectives, causes, and methods at international forums, which had been among the great achievements of the current administration.