President Rouhani in Majlis to answer MPs

IRNA – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani attended Majlis (Parliament) morning session to answer a number of questions raised by the Iranian lawmakers about current economic situation.

The President is accompanied by Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, Minister of Industry, Mine and Trade Mohammad Shariatmadari, Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi, Vice-President for Scientific and Technological Affairs Sorena Sattari, Minister of Agriculture Jihad Mahmoud Hojjati and Minister of Interior Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli and Head of Plan and Budget Organization Mohammad-Bagher Nobakht.

MPs have 30 minutes to raise their questions and President Rouhani will be given one hour to answer them.

The Iranian lawmakers are to question President Rouhani over his government’s failure to control goods and currency smuggling, continuation of banking sanctions, unemployment rate, economic depression, increase in Forex rate and degradation of local currency.