Tehran (IP): Iran's Minister of Cooperatives, Labour and Social Welfare said on Tuesday that the different series of the services have been provided to the country's rural community.

Iran Press/Iran news: In an exclusive interview with Iran Press, Mohammad Shariatmadari stated that health and treatment services, education, water, electricity, gas and other items that are considered as the rural communities' needs, especially the stabilization of existing employment and job creation has been always on the in government's agenda.

Shariatmadari added that with the permission of the Leader, one and a half billion dollars from the resources of the National Development Fund for the development of employment, reasonable facilities of 4, 6 and 10 percent have been provided to the villagers of the country.

The Minister of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare of Iran said that about 22 trillion tomans of these resources have been allocated for the development of employment and reasonable facilities, of which 12 trillion tomans have been distributed up to the fourth stage.

Shariatmadari stated that in the form of these payments, some 135,000 economic activities in various fields of agriculture, industry, mining, tourism, and services have been created in the villages, which has resulted in 210,000 sustainable jobs.


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