$60b annual foreign investment targeted in 6th plan

IRNA — Deputy Head of the Plan, Budget and Audit Committee of Majlis (Parliament) Hadi Qavami says 60-billion-dollar investment is to be annually absorbed in the course of the Sixth Five-Year Economic Development Plan (2016-21).

Qavami told a group of provincial officials that to attain eight percent economic growth rate, as is envisaged by the Sixth Plan, $60 billion foreign investment is annually needed.

He said that after the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), good developments have occurred in the field of investment.