Economy, foreign ties high on gov’t agenda: minister

Hamedan, July 25, IRNA – Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mahmoud Vaezi said Saturday that reconstruction of the country’s economy and foreign relations top the agenda items of President Hassan Rouhani’s administration.

The government knows that the country is facing a lot of problems and has taken significant steps to solve them, Vaezi said.

Vaezi also said that the government is seeking to preserve national unity in the country.

The government aims to reduce inflation and lead the country out of recession, the minister added, in spite of sanctions and shortcoming of resources, the government does not shrink from honestly facing the conditions.

Vaezi said that the government has made every effort to slash inflation rate from 40% to 15.5%.