EghtesadOnline: Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani is to attend the 12th plenary meeting of the Asian Parliamentary Assembly hosted by Turkey on Saturday.
EghtesadOnline: President Hassan Rouhani submitted the budget bill for the upcoming Iranian year (March 2020-21) to the parliament on Sunday which, he said, is indicative of the country’s tenacity and resistance in the face of US sanctions.
EghtesadOnline: In an analytical report appraising measures taken to curb inflation, the Majlis Research Center says the government has resorted largely to temporary and micro measures to curb inflation and control liquidity but in doing so has failed to address macro variables.
EghtesadOnline: With the due date for the government's submission of next fiscal year’s (March 2020-21) budget bill to parliament just around the corner—the Plan and Budget Organization of Iran is scheduled to submit it to Majlis on December 8—reports and speculations are rife on how the bill will play out.
EghtesadOnline: Incumbent Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani said he has decided not to stand in the upcoming parliamentary polls.
EghtesadOnline: Iran and Georgia can use their capacities to develop relations, Speaker of the Iranian Parliament (Majlis) Ali Larijani said in a meeting with members of Georgia-Iran Parliamentary Friendship Group.
EghtesadOnline: The Guardians Council–a watchdog body that ensures laws are in line with the Iranian Constitution and the Islamic law–has found the parliament-approved bill on establishing a Commerce Ministry to be against articles 85 and 133 of the Iranian Constitution and sent it back to Majlis for reconsideration, Abbasali Kadkhodaei, the council’s spokesman, was quoted as saying by Otaghiranonline.ir.
EghtesadOnline: Economic analysts and businesspeople have time and again called for reforming Iran’s decades-old Trade Law. However, they also strongly disapprove of legislators’ ongoing rush to pass the new reform bill.
EghtesadOnline: Lawmakers on Tuesday approved President Hassan Rouhani's nominees to take the helms of Education Ministry and the newly-established Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism.
EghtesadOnline: The new ministers nominated by President Hassan Rouhani to take the helm of the ministries of education and cultural heritage will defend their track record in a parliamentary session next week for a vote of confidence, according to a lawmaker.