President of Iran approves change of capital city

Date: 02:55, 28-04-2014.

Almaty. April 28. KazTAG - Hassan Rouhani, President of Iran, supports change of capital city in Iran, report the Iranian media sources.

"President of Iran Hassan Rouhani and his administration approve the plan of capital change, officials of housing and city construction have been ordered to consider this issue," reads the message.

Iranian Parliament plans to learn details of the draft law on capital change next week.

Earlier Iranian Parliament approved the draft law allowing change of the capital city. It is connected with frequent quakes in Tehranand air pollution. The new location of the capital has not been reported yet.

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