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Structural reform of budget feature at heads meeting 09 Feb 2020

Structural reform of budget feature at heads meeting

Structural reform of the budget was the main subject of the session in the Supreme Council of Economic Coordination.

President Unveils Draft “Budget of Resistance” to Counter Sanctions 09 Dec 2019

President Unveils Draft “Budget of Resistance” to Counter Sanctions

President Hassan Rouhani has submitted a draft state budget to the parliament, saying it has the least possible dependence on oil and is meant to resist and counter U.S. sanctions.

Pres. Rouhani to submit next year’s budget bill to parl. in coming week 16 Dec 2018

Pres. Rouhani to submit next year’s budget bill to parl. in coming week

 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will submit the budget bill for the next Iranian calendar year in 1398 (to start March 21, 2019) to the Parliament in coming week. A MP Mehrdad Baouj Lahouti made the above remark and revealed the presence of Head of Plan and Budget Organization Mohammad-Baqer Nobakht in the meeting. He further […]

Over $142.6b of budget needed for completion of development projects 22 May 2018

Over $142.6b of budget needed for completion of development projects

TEHRAN- A member of development committee of the Iranian Parliament (Majlis) announced that $6 quadrillion rials (more than $142.6 billion) of budget is needed for completion of development projects in Iran, Tasnim news agency reported. Calling on the government to prepare proper ground for completion of all such projects, Alim Yarmohammadi underlined the significance of […]

Development plans to see 79% budget rise next year 14 Mar 2018

Development plans to see 79% budget rise next year

TEHRAN- The national budget bill for the next Iranian calendar year, starting March 21, has envisaged 79 percent more budget for development projects, the government spokesman announced. In a press conference on Tuesday, Mohammad Baqer Nobakht said the coming year’s budget for development projects is 334.54 trillion rials (about $7.43 billion), while the figure was 186.43 […]

Next year budget bill envisages $16b investment for employment plans 02 Mar 2018

Next year budget bill envisages $16b investment for employment plans

TEHRAN- Iran’s national budget bill for the next Iranian calendar year, starting March 21 has envisaged 734 trillion rials (about $16.398 billion) of investment to be made by the government to implement 12 job-creation plans, Government spokesman Mohammad Baqer Nobakht announced in a press conference on Tuesday. In late December 2017, the official had said that […]

Majlis cuts Khuzestan’s sand and dust storms budget 22 Jan 2018

Majlis cuts Khuzestan’s sand and dust storms budget

TEHRAN – The budget proposed for fighting sand and dust storms in the southwestern province of Khuzestan in the next year’s budget bill is facing a big “no” by the special committee of Majlis [the Iranian parliament]. The administration had proposed $150 million in the budget bill for the next [Iranian calendar] year 1397 (starting […]

Majlis committee cuts off budget for special organizations 17 Jan 2018

Majlis committee cuts off budget for special organizations

TEHRAN – The joint committee of the Majlis has decided to cut off the annual budget of special organizations and institutes, the committee’s spokesman said on Monday. Ali Asqar Yusofnejad said the committee concluded that the annual budget of non-governmental educational-cultural organizations was “ill-advised”, Mehr reported. Controversy arose after details of the upcoming Persian year’s […]

Budget deficit impeding disaster reduction efforts: official 01 Jan 2018

Budget deficit impeding disaster reduction efforts: official

TEHRAN – Shortage of budget has been impeding many projects needed to implement disaster reduction plans, especially during earthquakes, YJC quoted Ahmad Sadeqi, director of the Tehran Disaster Mitigation and Management Organization, as saying. The budget bill for the next Iranian calendar year (March 2018-March 2019) has allocated roughly 110 billion rials (nearly $2.75m) to […]