Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Parliament

Iran lawmakers vote to scrap clock shifts

Iran’s parliament has voted to end one-hour clock changes which extended daylight hours from the beginning of spring across the country.

Iran’s Guardian Council approves Teacher Rating Bill

Iran’s Guardian Council has approved the Teacher Rating Bill putting an end to months of disputes with the parliament.

Iran parliament approves 4.5bn euro defense spending

Iran’s parliament has allocated 4.5 billion euros to strengthen the country’s defense might and strategic research.

Iranian MP: Our red lines in Vienna talks must be respected

A high-ranking Iranian lawmaker has said Iran’s red lines in the Vienna talks are enjoying economic benefits of the 2015 nuclear deal, JCPOA, and preserving its atomic capabilities.

Iran Parliament Presiding Board annuls approval of internet bill

The Iranian Parliament’s Presiding Board has annulled a decision by a special joint committee to approve a controversial piece of legislation to regulate online activity.

Lawmakers approve budget on tar and natural gas for underprivileged areas

The Iranian parliament’s joint commission for budget has approved allocation of free tar to underprivileged areas, and provision of over 700 million dollars from the national oil company’s resources to expand natural gas pipelines to rural areas.

Iranian speaker: Parl. will know once deal with China finalized

Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf has told a lawmaker at the legislative body that Iran has not yet signed any strategic partnership deal with China or Russia.

Iran MPs back investigation into Rouhani admin performance

Iranian lawmakers have approved proposals by a parliamentary commission to launch an investigation into the performance of the presidential office of former President Hassan Rouhani.

Iranian Judiciary staff rally for better working conditions

A group of Iranian Judiciary employees have held a rally in front of the Parliament building in Tehran to demand better working conditions and higher salaries.

Council Announces Reasons for Ali Larijani’s Disqualification in Iran’s 2021 Presidential Race

The Iranian Constitutional Council, also known as the Guardian Council, has announced the reasons behind the disqualification of former Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani from running in the country’s June 2021 presidential election.

Iranian MP: Tehran to stand firmly in Vienna talks

The spokesman for the Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee has said the Vienna talks will definitely be successful and their results will be way bigger than the 2015 nuclear deal, JCPOA.

Iran Speaker calls for removal, neutralization of sanctions

Iran's Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf says the Islamic Republic should focus on removing and neutralizing Western sanctions.

Iran Parliament speaker says Turkey trip “positive, effective”

Iran’s Parliament speaker has described his two-day visit to Turkey as positive and efficacious in promoting economic cooperation between the two countries.

Iranian parliament speaker: Palestine Muslim World top priority

Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf has said the most important priority of the Muslim world is the issue of Palestine.

Iranian parliament speaker meets Turkish peer in Istanbul

Iran’s Parliament Speaker Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf has held talks with his Turkish counterpart Mustafa Şentop in Istanbul where he is attending the Inter-Parliamentary Union of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Palestine and the issue of Afghans’ migration to Islamic countries.

Iran’s parliament speaker in Turkey to attend OIC conference

Iran’s Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf is in Istanbul, Turkey, to attend and address the 16th conference of the Islamic Cooperation Organization.

Iran parliament speaker corrects comments about slapping of soldier by MP

Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf has corrected his previous comments about the slapping in the face of a traffic policeman by a lawmaker around 10 months ago.

Iran MPs demand trial of officials implicated in gas case

253 Iranian lawmakers have sent a letter to Iran’s Judiciary chief to investigate a corruption case in a deal for exporting gas from Iran to the United Arab Emirates.

Iran parl. speaker calls for closer economic ties with Venezuela

Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf has called for enhanced economic cooperation with Venezuela.

Iran MPS Urge Govt. Planning to Best Benefit from SCO Membership

A group of 160 Iranian lawmakers, in a letter, have called for government planning and active economic diplomacy to make the most out of the Islamic Republic’s membership in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.

MP: Parliament examines properties to fight corruption

The spokesman of the Iranian Parliament’s Presiding Board has said the 11th legislature has no resolution on the confidentiality or non-confidentiality of the properties of the officials.

Iran MP denies parl. intends to keep wealth of officials confidential

A high-ranking Iranian lawmaker has denied a report that parliament intends to approve a bill to keep the wealth of officials confidential.

Iranians mine $1 billion Bitcoins annually

Iran’s Parliament says Iranians mine one billion dollars in cryptocurrencies per annum.

Iran Jewish MP: US policies in line with Israel interests

An MP representing Jewish Iranians in Parliament has said US presidents don’t have a say on deciding America’s foreign and domestic policies.

Iran MPs approve all Raisi’s cabinet picks but one

Iran’s Parliament confirms all of President Ebrahim Raisi’s picks for cabinet posts but the proposed Minister of Education, Hossein Baghgoli. 

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