Parliament approves next year budget bill

IRNA – Majlis representatives on Sunday approved the budget bill for the next Iranian calendar year of 1396 (March 2017-March 2018) registering at Rls. 3.983,833 billion.

Member of Majlils Presiding Board Amir Hossein Ghazizadeh Hashemi declared the figure on Sunday.

The figure is to be divided in public expenses and budget for ministries and state run organizations.

The parliament started debate on the bill last Monday and 10 MPs addressed in favor and 10 others against the bill in the legislative body.

President Hassan Rouhani had submitted the bill to the parliament on Sunday, December 9, 2016.