EghtesadOnline: Lawmakers allowed the government on Sunday to withdraw €2.37 billion from the National Development Fund of Iran to be paid in foreign currency for completing national projects in the next fiscal that starts on March 21.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian lawmakers approved the outlines of the next fiscal year's (March 2019-20) budget bill in an open session of the parliament on Saturday.
EghtesadOnline: The European Union's newly-created special purpose vehicle aimed at facilitating legitimate trade with Iran needs time to prove effective in rescuing Iran's troubled economy under harsh American sanctions, Iranian parliamentarians said.
EghtesadOnline: Lawmakers on Monday put on hold a decision to tax the foreign exchange revenues of the Central Bank of Iran after the CBI governor asked them to rethink the move.
EghtesadOnline: With lawmakers insisting on their own version of anti-terror finance (known as CFT) bill, the legislation on Sunday was sent to the arbitration Expediency Council for a final decision.
EghtesadOnline: Lawmakers discussed a bill about financial and administrative regulations for the Education Ministry and voted to allocate one percent of revenues earned by state-owned banks and firms as well as affiliated for-profit institutions to help promote educational equity, improve teachers’ livelihood, increase spending for education and reimburse teachers' overdue payments.
EghtesadOnline: Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a closed session briefed lawmakers Tuesday about the ‘Iran Action Plan’ with the global anti-money laundering body the Financial Action Task Force.
EghtesadOnline: Lawmakers will deliver their final view Sunday on a government bill allowing Iran to join the international Convention for Combating Financing of Terrorism, said the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Commission spokesperson Ali Najafi Khoshroudi.
EghtesadOnline: Members of the economic commission of Iran’s Parliament on Tuesday concluded the review of reform measures concerning the Central Bank of Iran, which is part of wider reforms aimed at overhauling the country’s ailing banking system.
EghtesadOnline: Lawmakers voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to approve the outline of new reforms to the check processing system.