In a meeting with the president of the Academy of Medical Sciences this morning (Thursday), the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution sincerely thanked the Ministry of Health, the doctors, nurses and medical staff in the country for their struggles in fighting the Coronavirus, and said, “These extremely valuable efforts raise the status of the medical and nursing community in the society and bring divine favor.”
The text of Imam Khamenei's statements is as follows:
In the Name of God, the Beneficent, the Merciful
“I would like to express my sincere gratitude to the doctors, nurses and medical staff for confronting and combating the recent disease, which has come into the country. I would also like to thank the Ministry of Health and the colleagues of the Minister of Health for their efforts and hard work. I arranged today's event only to express this gratitude in the presence of Dr. Marandi, the honorable president of the Academy of Medical Sciences. I would like to extend my heartfelt thanks to all the respectable brothers and sisters, physicians, nurses and medical staff. May Allah bestow success and prosperity on all of you. Your work is very valuable. It enhances the value of the medical and nursing community in the society, and more importantly, it attracts divine favor. Almighty God will surely reward you. We are hopeful that this great and heavy work will not take very long, and that this inauspicious virus will soon be overcome by God’s grace. God willing, you will all be successful.
May Allah’s peace and mercy be upon you.”