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Iranian parliamentarians gave a vote of confidence to Agriculture Minister Mahmoud Hojjati in their third unsuccessful impeachment bid since Tuesday.
Iran’s Minister of Cooperatives, Labour, and Social Welfare Ali Rabi’ei and Minister of Roads and Urban Development Abbas Akhoundi have survived impeachment bids by the Parliament after securing a vote of confidence from lawmakers.
Female parliamentarians have called for broader participation of women in the Iranian society, particularly its labour market and politics, arguing it will help spur the development of the 80-million nation.
Iranian legislators have called on the president to reconsider plans to forge closer economic cooperation with France and the UK in protest at their roles in passing an anti-Iran UN resolution.
Iran’s parliament has passed general outlines of President Hassan Rouhani’s new budget bill after initially rejecting it over concerns that the proposed cuts could hit vulnerable people the hardest.
The Iranian Parliament on Sunday disapproved the framework of the budget proposed by the Rouhani administration for the upcoming fiscal year (March 2018-19).
In a letter addressed to the UN Secretary General, the Kurdish lawmakers of the Iranian Parliament have lashed out at the international body’s silence over Turkey’s invasion of the Syrian Kurds.
At the Parliament's request, Iranian ministers of intelligence and interior as well as the Secretary of Supreme National Security Council will attend a Parliamentary session on Sunday to discuss the recent Iran protests.
Iranian parliamentarians have given the go-ahead to “financing” sources of income proposed by the government in next fiscal year’s budget bill.