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Officials at Odds Over Shortlisting Cash Subsidy Recipients

Officials at Odds Over Shortlisting Cash Subsidy RecipientsOfficials at Odds Over Shortlisting Cash Subsidy Recipients

First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri communicated on June 27 the bylaw on the implementation of Clause 14 of the Budget Law for March 2018-19 concerning the Targeted Subsidies Law to organizations affiliated to the executive branch.
As per the Targeted Subsidies Law of 2010, subsidies on food and energy were removed and instead 455,000 rials ($10.8) were paid to each and every Iranian on a monthly basis. 
The plan has been retained so far and nearly 76 million or 95.21% of Iranians currently receive the monthly grant of cash subsidies, Mehr News Agency reported. 

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