Iranian oil minister to give report to parliament
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 7
By Temkin Jafarov - Trend:
Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh will give a report to the country's parliament, Shokrkhoda Mousavi, the member of the Energy Commission of Iran's parliament, said, the Iranian news website econews reported Oct. 7.
He said that the document on summoning Zanganeh to the parliament was signed by 40 MPs.
The disagreement was voiced to Zanganeh in connection with the suspension of the work at the South Pars field, appointments of officials at the ministry who are not entitled to hold these positions, as well as a number of other issues.
Earlier, the Iranian parliament summoned Abbas Akhoundi, the Minister of Roads and Urban Development, to give a report. The MPs, requiring the minister's report, expressed their dissatisfaction with his work, shortcomings in the activity of the ministry, the unresolved problems in the area of road construction and urban development, as well as financial irregularities in his ministry.
Later, following the voting in the parliament, a decision was made for Akhoundi to continue his activity as the minister (175 MPs voted "for", 72 - "against" and five abstained).
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