EghtesadOnline: The Cabinet has set 12 million rials ($88.8) in annual perks for government employees and pensioners paid before the onset of the Iranian New Year with their salary for 11th month of the Iranian year (Jan. 21-Feb. 19), Mehdi Qamsarian, the spokesman of Plan and Budget Organization said.
EghtesadOnline: An official with the Agriculture-Jihad Ministry announced that by approval of the Cabinet of Ministers, the Central Organization of the Rural Cooperatives (CORC) is going to launch the initial chamber of the agricultural guilds in the next six months.
EghtesadOnline: The Iranian Cabinet on Wednesday gave the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration the nod to initiate customs clearance process of Group IV products that are close to their expiration date.
EghtesadOnline: A proposal by the Energy Ministry to raise water and electricity tariffs by 7% was ratified by the Cabinet. The new rates will go into effect on April 21, Barq News reported.
EghtesadOnline: The Iranian Cabinet permitted, in its Sept. 5 session, the import of medical equipment that have locally-manufactured counterparts due to the special condition of the country.