Mar 03, 2020 15:50 Asia/Tehran [Updated: Jul 11, 2020 22:01 Asia/Tehran]
  • Leader agrees to use Article 85 of Constitution for budget of next Iranian year
    Leader agrees to use Article 85 of Constitution for budget of next Iranian year

Tehran (IP) - The Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei agreed to the request of the Speaker of the Parliament (Majlis) to approve the budget of the next Iranian year (starting on March 21) based on Article 85 of the Constitution.

Iran PressIran news: The agreement was following repeated calls and an official letter from the National Headquarters for Combating Coronavirus to the Speaker of the Majlis on prohibiting to convene the Majlis' meeting due to the possibility of the spread of coronavirus by MPs returning from their constituencies and intensification of the spread of the disease in the country which led to the Speaker wrote a letter to the Leader of the RevolutionIran Press reported.

He, in the letter has requested the Leader's permission for the approval of the next Iranian year budget and continuation of the caretaker of Ministry of Agriculture Jihad's term in office which the two requests were agreed upon by the Leader of the Islamic Revolution.

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