Iran’s parliament speaker sent a letter to President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday, asking the government to implement a parliamentary amendment to a law that urges all retired officials to leave their offices in two months.
Iran’s Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance Masoud Karbasian could not survive an impeachment by the Iranian Parliament and will have to leave his office.
The Iranian president says his government is determined to handle challenges the nation is facing, and he is optimistic the country will succeed in foiling hostile plots, just like the way it managed to discredit nuclear allegations against Iran.
Several Iranian officials have responded to the social media campaign #Where_Is_Your_Child, which aims to shed light on nepotism that some believe plagues the country and is partly to blame for rampant corruption and mismanagement.
Leader of Iran's Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has blamed the government for the ongoing economic crisis in the country, saying the internal factor has been much more effective than external ones like sanctions.
Iran’s Minister of Cooperatives, Labour and Social Welfare Ali Rabiee has been voted out of office in an impeachment session in Parliament.
Abdolnasser Hemmati, the newly-appointed governor of Iran’s Central Bank, unveiled a package of measures to rein in the recent turbulence in foreign currency market in Iran.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has decided to go to the Parliament to respond to the lawmakers’ questions about the Iranian economy, planning to use the opportunity to reveal “truths” behind the country’s conditions.
After several failed attempts, Iranian lawmakers for the first time mustered enough votes on Wednesday to summon President Hassan Rouhani to answer their questions in coming weeks over issues related to his handling of the country’s struggling economy.
The Iranian government is under great pressure to take more steps to normalize what the Central Bank calls “unusual” economic conditions, as the country grapples with a flagging economy and the national currency slides to record lows.