According to a press release issued on Monday night by Information Committee of the Election Headquarters, the order would come into effect from 80:00 hours local time Thursday morning, IRNA reported.
The election headquarters told directors of newspapers, news agencies, news channels, social networks and journals that they have to stop publishing any reports against or in support of any of the presidential candidates as of May 18.
The 12th presidential election is slated for May 19.
On April 20, the Guardian Council approved six candidates to run for the presidential election.
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