Iranian president: Budget bill focuses on public services, infrastructures
Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 8
By Rahim Zamanov - Trend:
President Hassan Rouhani said here on Sunday that the budget bill he has presented to the Parliament contains useful data on ways of providing public services and constructing infrastructures, IRNA reported.
The President made the remarks while addressing the Majlis open session. He is in Majlis to defend the next year budget bill.
He said the fact his government is just in its first year in the office adds to the importance of the Majlis becoming fully informed about the details and objectives of the proposed budget bill.
"The administration's main concerns are to create jobs, curb runaway inflation and boost economic growth," Rouhani said in his speech at the legislative chamber.
Referring to his recent televised talk to the public about his performance during the first 100 days in office, President Rouhani said there he outlined the overall situation of the country when he took charge of affairs, noting that now he is going to outline some details on the governmentˈs preparation to tackle problems during the next Iranian year.