Tehran (IP): The Speaker of Iran's parliament in the open session on Saturday said that the lawmakers and the proposed ministers of the 13th administration have been sitting for 270 intensive sessions to understand cabinet members' agenda better.

Iran PressIran News: The Parliament Speaker, Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf, explained further that the proposed ministers could attend all of the parliamentary commissions for the first time in history through a system that has been formed in this parliament.

At the end of Ghalibaf's speech, according to the rules of the parliament, voting took place between the parliamentarians.

With 248 votes in favor, 13 against, and 5 abstentions from 226 votes, the MPs agreed that the morning and afternoon sessions of the Parliament should be open until the end of the vote of confidence in the 13th administration.

Iran Parliament kicked off an open session on Saturday morning to review the list of cabinet ministers of the 13th administration chaired by Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf.

The parliamentarians will review the list of the cabinet members in the open sessions of the Parliament.

After the speeches of Iranian Parliament speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi defended his cabinet.

Iran's president says now is the time for a wise, courageous, and popular movement that will pave the way for realizing a strong Iran by using people's capacities and parliament's support.


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