Iranian lawmakers once again did not vote in favor of President Seyed Ebrahim Raisi’s proposed education minister and rejected his pick Masoud Fayyazi.
The Governor of Central Bank of Iran Akbar Komijani says the country in recent days has seen the decline in the forex rate in the market as a U.S dollar is being currently traded at around 260,000 rials while it had hit 280,000 rials.
The Iranian Parliament on Wednesday evening voted for 18 ministers proposed by President Ebrahim Raisi after four days of deliberations.
President Ebrahim Raisi on Saturday said he has chosen a cabinet to improve Iran's economy and fight corruption as parliament begins debating whether to approve his proposed ministers.
President Ebrahim Raisi has presented the names of his ministerial picks to the country’s parliament for a vote of confidence.
New President Ebrahim Raisi is expected to give the list of his proposed minister to the Majlis (parliament) in the current week.
115 officials from 73 countries will take part in the swearing-in ceremony of Ebrahim Raisi as new Iranian president, the Majlis presiding board spokesman announced on Monday.
Ebrahim Raisi will be formally confirmed as president on Tuesday by Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
An Iranian lawmaker who helped prepare a bill conditioning negotiation with the U.S. on permission from the Majlis said the measure is intended to forestall any signing of deals by governments without informing the legislative body.
Some Iranian lawmakers have drafted a motion which seeks to ban Iran’s talks with the United States unless the parliament permits.