Iran’s Rouhani reveals employment plans
Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 13
By Khalid Kazimov – Trend:
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said that the employers, who hire a worker and train him over the next fiscal year (starting March 20), will be exempt from paying insurance premiums.
He added that the government in order to encourage the employment will pay the premium for the third party as well.
The president made the remarks addressing the 39th anniversary of the country’s revolution in 1979.
Saying that the country created 700,000 jobs over the last fiscal year, the president estimated that the new plan would create 300,000 new jobs over the coming year.
Rouhani further touched upon a plan on construction of new houses in the country which is capable of creating 250,000 jobs.
According to the president, the education ministry of the country has been tasked with teaching labor skills to students.
Management and Planning Organization of Iran through its latest report has forecasted an unemployment rate of 12.1 percent with an economic growth of five percent over the next fiscal year (starting March 20).