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Iran Government Rejects Bill That Could Hurt Ride-Hailing Firms

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A bill is in the making which if ratified can kill the business of ride-hailing companies that have become popular with many people across the country
Iran Government Rejects Bill That Could Hurt Ride-Hailing FirmsIran Government Rejects Bill That Could Hurt Ride-Hailing Firms

A bill proposed by the Interior Ministry that put online taxi firms’ survival at stake and could wipe out thousands of jobs has been dismissed by Cabinet.

If ratified by the parliament, the bill would have obliged ride-hailing companies to get work permits from municipalities. It was rejected by the Cabinet on Sunday, Iran e-Commerce Union spokesperson Reza Olfatnasab told Financial Tribune in a phone interview.

“The bill was discussed during the Cabinet meeting on Sunday. However, it was scrapped with a push from Sorena Sattari, the vice president for science and technology.”

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