EghtesadOnline: Outlines of the bill on budget for the next Iranian calendar year of 1396 (March 2017-March 2018) has been approved by parliament on 111 votes cast by MPs in its favor.
Out of 202 votes cast in the Tuesday session, 111 votes were in favor and 70 against the legislation with five votes of abstention.
The lawmakers then focused on details of the document, IRNA reported.
The bill includes one articles and 21 notes.
The parliament started debate on the bill last Monday and 10 MPs addressed in favor and 10 others against the bill in the legislative body.
President Hassan Rouhani had submitted the bill to the parliament on Sunday, December 9, 2016.