Today’s top headlines in Iran, 14-01-2013

Iran's President Ahmadinejad speaks during a media conference at Iran's embassy after he attended the Developing-8 summit in IslamabadToday’s top headlines in Iran include Iran’s president Ahmadinejad stressing on  implementation of second phase of subsidy reform plan; Iranian lawmaker remarks over government intention to implement subsidy plan and its problems; resumption of  Peugeot 206 production line by  Iran Khodro and Economy Minister statements on omitting  the dollar and euro from Iran’s economic transactions.

Ahmadinejad insistence on implementing of second phase of subsidy reform plan

Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in a meeting with a group of East Azerbaijan Province representatives stressed on implementation of second phase of subsidy reform plan and said, “If implementing the plan is delayed, it would cost more to run,” Fars reported.

 

Iran’s MP: Government faces problem in paying cash subsidies

The Iranian administration is facing problem in providing money for paying cash subsidies to the public and implementation of second phase of subsidy reform plan isn’t practicable under such conditions, member of Majlis Planning and Budget Commission Abdolkarim Hashemi told Fars news agency.

 

Iran resumes Peugeot 206 production line

Iranian giant car maker Iran Khodro (IKCO) has restarted manufacturing the Peugeot 206 from the beginning of 10 month of the current Iranian calendar year, which began on March 20, 2012, ISNA reported on Monday.


Iran plans to omit USD, Euro from economic transactions

Iran plans to omit the dollar and euro from its economic transactions in the future and rely on local currencies for trade, the Iranian Economy Minister, Seyyed Shams Al-Din Hosseini told IRNA.