Parl. to discuss economic issues in closed session

MNA – The Spokesperson of the Presiding Board of the Parliament Mohammad Hossein Farhangi said on Monday that Majlis will hold a closed session on Tuesday to discuss macro-economic issues.

This will be the first closed session of the 11th Parliament and besides economic issues, the MPs will also confer on intra-parliamentary subjects, too.

The new Parliament started its work on May 27. There are 290 seats in the Iranian Parliament. The lawmakers are elected for a 4-year term, with no limitation for the incumbent or former parliamentarians to run again.

The new Iranian lawmakers elected Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf, a former mayor of Tehran, as the new speaker of the Parliament.