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Mohammad Taghi Bakhtiari:
Foreign countries can invest in Iran’s air transprt sector
Tehran, Nov 24 (ICANA) –A Member of Parliament aid on Wednesday that foreign countries can contribute to and invest in Iran’s air transport sector.
US House Speaker Quits Debt Talks
TEHRAN, July 23 (ICANA) – US Republican House Speaker John Boehner has walked away from urgent talks with President Barack Obama over the country's debt.
Member of Article 90 Commission:
Politicization marred adherence to Leader's command
TEHRAN, Oct 5 (ICANA) – Presiding member of Majlis Article 90 Commission Gholamreza Assadollahi says that politicized atmosphere mars the proper function of the supervisory organizations in the country.
Manufacturers have turned sanctions into opportunities
TEHRAN, Oct 17 (ICANA) – Member of Majlis Planning, Budget and Assessments Commission Ali Banayi says that domestic producers and manufacturers have created opportunities out of sanctions.
MPs seeking to impeach economy minister
TEHRAN, Oct 10 (ICANA) – Twenty-five lawmakers have signed a motion to impeach Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance Shamseddin Hosseini over the recent $2.6 billion financial fraud case, MP Nader Qazipour announced on Monday.
Impeaching Economy Minister unjustified
TEHRAN, Oct 9 (ICANA) – Head of Majlis Economy Commission Arsalan Fathipour says that impeaching minister of economy has no justification at the current critical situation.
Leader had warned against the economic corruption
TEHRAN, Oct 5 (ICANA) – Member of the Majlis Councils and Parliamentary Affairs Commission Ayub Papari Moqaddam says that administrative officials were supposed to abide by the warnings of the leader of the Islamic revolution over the economic corruption.
Majlis requests bank scam evidence
TEHRAN, Oct 2 (ICANA) –member of the The Article 90 Commission of the Majlis (parliament) Seyyed Fazel Mousavi says that the legislative body has sent a letter to the country's monitoring organizations, asking them to provide it with relevant documents and evidence in the recent bank scam case.
Iran MP urges calm in bank scam probe
TEHRAN, Oct 1 (ICANA) – Head of Majlis Economic Committee Arsalan Fathipour warned against the effect of hasty decisions on the juridical procedure, amid calls in Iran's Majlis (parliament) for the impeachment of the Economy Minister over the recent banking scam.
MP welcomes construction of Islamic Pipeline
Iran-Iraq-Syria Strategic Integration in Energy Field
TEHRAN, August 2 (ICANA) – Vice chairman of the Energy Commission of the Majlis Naser Sudani says a planned ‘Islamic pipeline’ to transit Iranian gas to Islamic countries will provide strategic integration between Iran, Iraq and Syria.
MPs Endorse IRICA Powers, Responsibilities
TEHRAN, July 31 (ICANA) – The powers and responsibilities of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) were approved by the members of parliament in the open session of the Majlis on Sunday.
MP: Islamic Pipeline to Promote Global Status of Iran Gas Industry
TEHRAN, July 30 (ICANA) - A member of the Energy Commission of the Majlis says a planned ‘Islamic pipeline’ to transit Iranian gas to Islamic countries will promote the global status of Iran’s gas industry.
Outlines of Customs Affairs Bill Approved
TEHRAN, July 26 (ICANA) – Majlis deputies endorsed the generalities of the customs affairs bill Tuesday.
Latin America ‘Unaffected’ by EU Crisis
TEHRAN, July 23 (ICANA) – Inter-American Development Bank President Luis Alberto Moreno has said that Argentina and Brazil have managed to improve their economies despite the economic crisis in the European Union.
South Pars Gas to Hit European Market
TEHRAN, July 22 (ICANA) – Iran, Iraq, and Syria will sign a contract for the transit of Iranian gas from the country's South Pars gas field to Europe via Lebanon and the Mediterranean Sea.
India to Settle Overdue Oil Payments to Iran
TEHRAN, July 22 (ICANA) – To cut or not to cut oil supplies to India… a new dilemma Iran's oil sector is facing… while India is in hot water for up to 5 billion dollars in overdue payments.
Iran's Biggest Solar Plant Inaugurated
TEHRAN, July 22 (ICANA) – Iranian First Vice President Mohammad Reza Rahimi has inaugurated Iran's largest tracking solar power plant in northeast of the country.
Iran Eager to Use Potentials of Turkmenistan's Market
TEHRAN, July 22 (ICANA) – Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi stressed the necessity for the further expansion of trade cooperation with Ashgabat, and said Tehran is eager to use the potentials of Turkmenistan's market.
Iran, Turkey to Increase Trade Exchanges up to $30bn
TEHRAN, July 22 (ICANA) – Turkish Minister of Development Cevdet Yilmaz stressed on Thursday that the two neighboring countries of Iran and Turkey are determined to boost their trade exchanges to $30bln in the near future.
Eurozone Leaders Begin Debt Crisis Talks
TEHRAN, July 21 (ICANA) – Eurozone leaders have begun an emergency meeting in Brussels to agree further help for Greece amid fears that the debt crisis could spread to other euro zone countries.
Jobless Claims Hike in US
TEHRAN, July 21 (ICANA) – New jobless claims rise in the US as the world's largest economy struggles with high deficit amid the government's attempts to raise the debt ceiling.
Iran Approves $134m New Foreign Investment Plans
TEHRAN, July 20 (ICANA) – The Organization for Investment, Economic and Technical Assistance of Iran (OIETAI) has approved 134 million dollars worth of new foreign investment plans in the country, IRIB reported on Wednesday.
Inflation Hits 15.4% in Iran
TEHRAN, July 20 (ICANA) – Inflation in Iran in its last calendar month of Khordad (May 22-June 21) reached 15.4 percent, ISNA news agency reported on Wednesday, quoting Subsidies Reform Organization Chief Behrouz Moradi as saying.