63331
Presidential Candidate: Sixth Plan Unrealistic
Presidential Candidate: Sixth Plan Unrealistic

Presidential Candidate: Sixth Plan Unrealistic

Presidential Candidate: Sixth Plan Unrealistic

Pro-reform presidential candidate, Mostafa Hashemitaba, criticized as too ambitious a large-scale national economic plan outlined by the government of incumbent President Hassan Rouhani who is also running to win a second term.
“In my opinion, the sixth five-year development plan (2017-22) is a compilation of far-fetched dreams that are out of touch with Iran’s reality,” Hashemitaba said in a statement after attending the first televised debate with five other hopefuls on Friday, IRNA reported.
Iran’s development plans outline government strategies in its budget planning for the next five years. The parliament last month again made changes recommended by the Guardians Council, the body in charge of verifying the sixth plan’s compliance with Islamic law and constitutional articles.
The campaign season for the May 19 presidential election started on April 21 and will last until 24 hours before the vote.
If no candidate garners 50% plus one vote of all ballots cast, a runoff between the two top vote-grabbers on May 26 will decide who will ultimately be the next president.

 

Short URL : https://goo.gl/fFLp39
  1. https://goo.gl/drlKvG
  • https://goo.gl/gk12mD
  • https://goo.gl/GtO5op
  • https://goo.gl/XX7Itn
  • https://goo.gl/SSR3Xt

You can also read ...

Call for Expanding Georgia Ties
Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani met with the head of Iran-...
Assassination Attempt on  Zimbabwe President Condemned
Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi strongly condemned...
Morteza Rahmani-Movahed and Abdolnaser Hemmati have been...
Dutch FM Says Europe Keen on Rescuing JCPOA
Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok expressed regret over the US...
Call to Close Ranks Against Economic Plots
A senior aide to President Hassan Rouhnai Sunday called on the...
Censuring Nuclear Deal Before and After 2015 Unjustified
The United States' withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal...
Lawmakers Demand Resignation  of 3 Ministers
A group of lawmakers sent a letter to President Hassan Rouhani...
India Against  Unilateral Sanctions
India’s Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj said her country does...

Add new comment

Read our comment policy before posting your viewpoints

Trending

Googleplus