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Supreme Leader Establishes “Cyberspace Supreme Council”

Supreme Leader Establishes “Cyberspace Supreme Council”
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Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution in Iran His Eminence Sayyed Ali Khamenei issued a decree on Wednesday in which he declared the establishment of a Supreme Cyberspace Council in the country.
Supreme Leader Establishes “Cyberspace Supreme Council”
In the decree, Sayyed Khamenei assigned Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad as head of the newly established council.

His Eminence stated the important impact of the Internet on individual and social life, and the necessity to plan to prevent damages it causes. Also, he highlighted the importance of "using opportunities to provide people with useful services as reasons necessitating the establishment of the Supreme Council of the Supreme Council of Cyberspace".

Also, a National Center for Cyberspace will be established, with a task to allow "gaining complete knowledge about the activities in cyberspace on a domestic and international scale and to decide on how the country must address arising issues".

Iranian sources indicated that the said Council would comprise high-ranking Iranian officials, including Iranian Speaker, Judiciary Chief, Head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting, and Ministers of Communication and Information Technology, Culture and Islamic Guidance and Intelligence.

Source: Iranian News Agencies, Edited by