CFT Fate after Supreme Leader remarks
Parliament Speaker, Ali Larijani, in answer to a question asked by a reporter on the fate of Iran joining the Combatting the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) convention, said: “I will certainly ask the Leader’s opinion on the subject; we will act on the Supreme Leader’s expertise in Parliament.”
EU to open office in Tehran
Following the US unilateral exit from the JCPOA, other signatories to the nuclear deal are now making efforts to keep Iran in the deal.
Larijani Parliament Speaker for 10th consecutive year
Elections by the Parliamentary Assembly of Iran took place Wednesday morning with 279 MPs. In the second round of voting, incumbent Ali Larijani was re-elected with 147 votes for the third year of the 10th Parliament for the 10th consecutive year.
Water protests boiling over in Iran
Following a letter written to President Rouhani by MPs representing Isfahan, a second letter has been delivered to him by Yazd MPs regarding water shortages and difficulties faced in this southern province of Iran by the salt desert.
Two ministers impeached in the Iranian Parliament
The main agenda of today's (Tuesday, 22 March 2010) session of the Islamic Consultative Assembly of Iran was the impeachment of the two ministers of Labor and Roads and Urban Development ousing. During the morning session, MPs reviewed the draft of the impeachment for Ali Rabiei, Iran's Minister of Labor. Those for and against the impeachment stated their reasons and the Minister of Labor defended his position and answered questions by the opposition, following which votes were cast for his ministerial seat in the cabinet.
Unprecedented number of “nays” to budget
Members of Parliament at the Islamic Consultative Assembly have said no to the budget for the first time in the history of the IR of Iran. As such, members of the budget integration commission have 72 hours to carry out the amendments intended by the MPs for budget review.
4th Award of Tehran announced
Mehrshad Kazemi, Head of Culture and Islamic Guidance Department of Tehran and Secretary to the 4th Award of Tehran announced the Awards ceremony will be held on Wednesday 3 January 2018, and said: “Like previous years, the aim of the Award is to honor Tehran researchers and create incentives for scientific-research in projects for the arts, society, history
China builds five hospitals in Iran
The Minister of Health for Iran, Hassan Gahzizadeh-Hashemi, has signed an agreement with China in Beijing for the construction of five hospitals in Iran.
As reported by IRNA, the USD 2BN cost of the project will be financed by the China Development Bank (CDB) and the Export–Import Bank of China (Chexim - China Exim Bank).
Two ways to improve ties with Saudi Arabia
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, presenting the budget for 2018 at the Islamic Consultative Assembly (Parliament), spoke about the situation in the region and the 2015 JCPOA Iran nuclear deal. He also mentioned two ways of improving relations with Saudi Arabia.
Iran to reconsider IAEA cooperation
In its third six-monthly report on the implementation of the Iranian nuclear agreement known officially as the JCPOA, the National Security and Foreign Policy Committee of the Islamic Consultative Assembly
New Zealand MP of Iranian origin
Golriz Ghahraman is New Zealand’s new MP of Iranian origin. She has spoken of Trump in her first words.
People’s role in electing Iran officials
In the IR of Iran, People play an important part in selecting their officials. The political system of Iran (Islamic Republic) was approved in 1979 by a 98% vote of the population.