Hassan Rouhani sworn in as the new President of Iran.
Hassan Rouhani on August 4, 2013 took oath as the new President of Iran in the ceremony held at the Iranian Parliament in Tehran. The 64 year old Rouhani, kissed the Quran and took his oath to the office before the countries senior politicians, foreign dignitaries and MPs.
The newly elected, Iranian President began his four-year mandate to the office from 3 August 2013 after Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran’s Supreme leader certified his victory in the Presidential election that was conducted on 15 June 2013.
Rouhani is the seventh (different) President of Iran after the Islamic Revolution of 1979.