Iran’s Management and Planning Organization re-established
Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov.11
By Fatih Karimov - Trend:
Iran's Management and Planning Organization, which had been dissolved in July 2007 after a direct order from former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, has been re-established.
Iran's vice president for supervision and strategic affairs, Mohammad-Baqer Nobakht, said President Rouhani has issued a directive on November 8 to re-establish the organization, Iran's ISNA news agency reported on November 11.
The Management and Planning Organization is one of the largest governmental establishments in Iran. From 1948 until 2007 and again since 2013, it is fully responsible for preparing the country's budget. Statistical Center of Iran was a part of MPO.
The MPO has a variety of goals and duties, including the evaluation of the country's resources, the preparation of its medium and long term development plans and policies, the preparation of annual budgets, and the monitoring and evaluation of work done under the implemented plans.