EghtesadOnline: As we approach the first anniversary of the second term of President Hassan Rouhani’s administration in mid-August, the Ministry of Economic and Finance Affairs has released its performance report for the past 11 months (ending June 21).
EghtesadOnline: Secrecy is a hard habit to ditch for governments. But at least it is becoming clearer that the executive branch of the Iranian government, when compared with other branches, is determined to take significant steps toward openness.
EghtesadOnline: Hassan Rouhani Tuesday named Masoud Karbasian as his pick for the position of economy minister during his second four-year tenure as Iran’s president.
EghtesadOnline: In the wake of reports alleging disagreements between the Central Bank of Iran and the Economy Ministry regarding the format of banks and credit institutions’ financial statements, the head of Majlis Economic Commission announced that it has penned a letter to President Hassan Rouhani, asking him to speed up the process of managing banks and credit institutions’ financial statements.
EghtesadOnline: The Economy Ministry has issued a statement through its anti-money laundering division, providing a mixed reaction to the recent verdict of the Financial Action Task Force concerning Iran.
EghtesadOnline: Ministry of Economic Affairs and Finance has said that comments made by a former lawmaker against adoption of the action plan of the Financial Action Task Force were “unfounded, irresponsible and result of his lack of due knowledge” about FATF.