Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday submitted his administration’s proposed national budget bill for the next year to the parliament, saying the budget bill is based upon resistance and countering the sanctions.
A senior Iranian official says the government is not opposed to free flow of information in society, and is resolved to pave the way for people to express their criticisms.
Leader of Iran's Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has strongly supported the government's recent decision to ration gasoline and increase its price despite the sporadic protests across the country.
The recent decision to triple the fuel prices, which has caused sporadic protests across the country, was discussed on Saturday in a meeting of the Supreme Council of Economic Coordination.
President Hassan Rouhani has issued an order to mobilise all facilities to provide rapid and effective relief to earthquake-hit areas, and meet the immediate and urgent needs of earthquake-hit people in the country’s East Azarbaijan province.
The Chief of Staff of the Iranian President says the arrest of Ruhollah Zam, the head of the notorious anti-Iran website Amad-News, who was protected by Western intelligence services, is a sign of the IRGC’s intelligence authority.
Iran’s vice president for women and family affairs says roughly 19 percent of managerial posts at government institutions in the country are run by women, and the figure is expected to grow.
The Iranian Parliament has given votes of confidence to two ministerial picks introduced by President Hassan Rouhani to the lawmakers for the Ministry of Education and the newly-established Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has introduced two new picks to the parliament for the ministries of education and cultural heritage, putting them to the vote of lawmakers.
Sistan and Baluchestan province in south-eastern Iran has the highest number of women working as junior, middle and senior government executives and managers among the country’s 31 provinces.