Mostafa Mirsalim casts vote in presidential, local elections
Presidential candidate Mostafa Mirsalim cast his vote Friday morning in the 12th presidential and fifth city and village councils elections.

For the presidential competition, the candidates are incumbent President Hassan Rouhani, the Custodian of Imam Reza (AS) Holy shrine Ebrahim Raeisi and former minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Mostafa Aqa Mirsalim and former Minister of Physical Education Mostafa Hashemi Taba.

According to IRNA polling stations are open from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. local time although authorities have announced that the country's 63,500 polling stations could extend their voting time if necessary.

Over 56 million Iranians are eligible to vote in Iran's 12th presidential elections, according to the Election Headquarters of the Interior Ministry.

Presidential election is also being held in 102 countries.

Some 570 international journalists from 42 countries are covering the event in Iran.

Reporter’s code: 50101

News Code: 15981  |  Date: 2017/05/19  |  Time: 12 : 52

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