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Gov’t Not Paying Its Share of Tehran Public Transport Budget

According to the current fiscal year’s budget law, the government is obliged to pay 80 trillion rials ($296.3 million) for boosting public transportation in Tehran, half of which has been paid by the government so far
Gov’t Not Paying Its Share of Tehran Public Transport Budget Gov’t Not Paying Its Share of Tehran Public Transport Budget

Tehran Municipality has urged the government to pay 40 trillion rials ($148.15 million) for the renewal of public transportation in the capital by the end of the current Iranian year (March 2021).
Mohammad Alikhani, the head of the Transportation Commission of Tehran City Council, underlined the government’s mounting debts to TM and said, “The current economic hardships do not justify the government’s irresponsibility in fulfilling its promises and parliament-ratified laws,” Tasnim News Agency Reported.
According to the current fiscal year’s budget, the government is obliged to pay 80 trillion rials ($296.3 million) for boosting public transportation in Tehran. 
“The government has so far paid half the budget. We hope that the payment of the remaining amount is not disregarded or put off to the last minute,” Alikhani said.

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