Oct 24, 2018 09:47 Asia/Tehran [Updated: Aug 31, 2019 10:59 Asia/Tehran]
  • Iran's parliament to vote on confidence for presidents' picks

Iran's parliament will hold a vote of confidence session next Monday on Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's ministerial nominees.

Iran Press/Iran News: The open meeting of Iranian parliament on Wednesday morning was co-chaired by first deputy speaker of the Majlis, Masoud Pezeshkian.

According to an Iran Press report, parliamentarian Amir Hossein Ghazi Zadeh Hashemi has read the agenda of Wednesday's debates in the parliament which include:

Choosing a member of Iran's parliament as a supervisor in the Supreme Council of Environment Rehabilitation.

The review of amendment to article (88) of the “Law on the Sixth Five-Year Economic, Cultural, and Social Development Plan."

Reviewing the parliamentarians' request on the establishment of the Islamic Republic of Iran's banking plan in the framework of article 85 of the Constitution.

The economic commission report over reviewing the bill regarding Iranian government cooperation with Asia-Pacific Lab Accreditation Cooperation.

Iranian Parliament's Committee for Supporting Domestic Production report over pathology of employed and unemployed people.

In a letter to the Parliament on Sunday, Hassan Rouhani has proposed new picks for labor, economy, industry and road ministries.

Mohammad Shariatmadari has been suggested for the Ministry of Cooperatives, Labor, and Social Welfare, which has been run by a caretaker minister since the impeachment of Minister Ali Rabiei on August 8 by the Iranian Parliament over mismanagement.

Farhad Dejpasand, the ex-deputy head of Iran’s Budget and Planning Organization, has been proposed to take the role of economy minister.

Reza Rahmani, the deputy minister of industry and trade, is suggested for ministerial role in the same ministry.

And, Mohammad Eslami has been proposed for Ministry of Roads and Urban Development.

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