EghtesadOnline: The government needs to continue efforts to pass the laws related to the standards of the Financial Action Task Force after the global watchdog placed Iran on its blacklist, an expert said.
EghtesadOnline: The Plant Protection Organization has received 200 billion rials ($1.3 million) from the government to battle desert locusts that have swarmed southern Iran, while at least $5.45 million more are needed to fight the pest, the spokesman of the organization affiliated with Agriculture Ministry said.
EghtesadOnline: As projected in the draft budget of the fiscal 2020-21, the government has earmarked 26 trillion rials ($180.5 million) for streamlining public transportation development in Isfahan.
EghtesadOnline: The Majlis Research Center says a new government plan to divest its assets in assorted companies via exchange-traded funds is not “privatization in the true sense”.
EghtesadOnline: Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Monday that the government would prevent large-scale layoffs resulting from the coronavirus outbreak, Chinese state television reported, as Xi appeared among the public for the first time since the epidemic erupted in January.
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: In line with the government's efforts to upgrade ICT infrastructure throughout Iran, several projects worth 691 billion rials ($5.1 million) were inaugurated in South Khorasan Province.
EghtesadOnline: Government expenditure on civil development projects has been on the decline during March 2010-19.
EghtesadOnline: The government has discontinued the allocation of subsidized foreign currency for the import of eyed eggs, the head of Iran Fisheries Organization said.
EghtesadOnline: The Iranian Privatization Organization has outlined plans to facilitate divestiture of government assets in the coming Persian calendar year that begins in March.