16 February 2019 - 13:31
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Iran parliament discussing budget bill

Tehran, Feb 16, IRNA – Members of Iranian Majlis (parliament) continued on Saturday reviewing budget bill of the next Iranian calendar year of 1398 (beginning on March 21, 2019) proposed by the government of President Hassan Rouhani.

MPs discussed economic issues and the budget bill on today's open session.

Next year’s budget bill is prepared according to the current economic situation of the country, especially the recent fluctuations in foreign currency market.

Earlier, Head of Iran’s Plan and Budget Organization Mohammad-Baqer Nobakht said given the US sanctions against Iran, the government has planned the budget in a way that the country's economic problems, including the inflation and unemployment, will be contained.

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