EghtesadOnline: The Majlis on Tuesday obliged the Social Security Organization to sell part of its shares in its affiliated lender, Refah Bank, so that the shares don’t exceed the ceiling set by the Central Bank of Iran.
EghtesadOnline: Lawmakers will hold a confirmation vote for the proposed agriculture minister on March 2.
EghtesadOnline: The Iranian Parliament, also known as Majlis, rejected the outlines of the upcoming fiscal year’s (starting March 20, 2020) budget bill on Monday.
EghtesadOnline: The Majlis Economic Commission on Wednesday approved the provisions of a monetary bill based on which four zeros will be shaved off the national currency.
EghtesadOnline: Campaigning for the 11th round of parliamentary elections slated for Feb. 21 began on Wednesday midnight, the Elections Headquarters announced.
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: Despite the disqualification of a large number of reformist hopefuls, an Iranian lawmaker said the reformist camp is intent on increasing voter participation through advocating for the inclusion of candidates from all sides of the political spectrum in the upcoming parliamentary election.
EghtesadOnline: The Majlis Joint Commission has approved an increase in marriage loans given to newlyweds, the Minister for Sports and Youth Masoud Soltanifar said.
EghtesadOnline: The Majlis has voted in favor of including life insurance policies in the list of goods and services exempt from value-added tax.
EghtesadOnline: Entrepreneurs, business owners and state officials met on Monday to mark the fourth Amin al-Zarb Awards ceremony, organized by the Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture at which a former parliamentary speaker criticized the privatization policy.