Majlis

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  • A view of Shrafkhaneh port, northeast coast of Lake Urmia. Photo by Mohammad Ali Haqshenas / Tehran Times Yesterday 13:15

    ‘Without restoration plan, Lake Urmia would have been fully drained by now’

    TEHRAN – If there had not been any plan to restore Lake Urmia, it would have been completely drained by now, Department of Environment chief Isa Kalantari said on Wednesday.

  • Govt. waits Majlis approval to divide merged ministries 2018-04-17 07:10

    Govt. waits Majlis approval to divide merged ministries

    TEHRAN – Vice President for Parliamentary Affairs Hossein-Ali Amiri expressed the hope that the parliament would soon approve the new structure of the government, which would break up three ministries of industry, mine and trade, transport and urban development, and youth affairs and sports.

  • majlis 2018-04-16 21:35

    Women’s share of Majlis approvals

    TEHRAN – The Iranian parliament (Majlis), demonstrating a colorful presence of female representatives, has taken great steps to fulfill women’s demands. It has passed supportive regulations for security and contribution of women to social activities in the past Iranian calendar year which ended on March 20.

  • Executive officials, parliamentarians to meet 2018-04-13 09:44

    Executive officials, parliamentarians to meet

    TEHRAN – Vice President for Parliamentary Affairs Hossein-Ali Amiri said on Wednesday that the parliament will host a meeting between the executive and legislative branches of government in two weeks.

  • Minimizing car accidents on agenda: MP 2018-04-07 19:52

    Minimizing car accidents on agenda: MP

    TEHRAN — Disabilities incurred by car accidents in Iran are shockingly high and Majlis (the Iranian parliament) is pursuing an agenda to reduce traffic-related injuries, MP Salman Khodadadi has said.

  • vaccination 2018-03-05 07:27

    $100m allocated for vaccine production

    TEHRAN — The Iranian parliament (Majlis) has approved the allocation of $100 million from the national development fund for domestic production of two new vaccines, head of Pasteur Institute of Iran said, ISNA reported on Saturday.

  • Bahram-e Gour protected area in southern province of Fars 2018/02/25

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Defenseless national land areas

    TEHRAN — The controversial directive from the Supreme Council of Environment on revision of national protected areas will definitely leave such regions in an exposed position.

  • صحن مجلس 2018-02-23 19:12

    Majlis approves next year’s $268b budget bill

    TEHRAN – The Iranian parliament (Majlis) on Thursday approved a 12.175-quadrillion-rial (about $268 billion) national budget bill for the next Iranian calendar year, starting March 21, IRNA reported.

  • A mine construction site in Rudbar, northern province of Gilan 2018-02-20 18:56

    Law adopted on selling national land area may endanger environment

    TEHRAN — The recently-approved law on selling national land area will seriously endanger the environment and jeopardize the integrity of the protected areas, according to the Forests, Range and Watershed Management Organization.

  • $2b of foreign finance to help fight air pollution 2018-02-19 14:28

    $2b of foreign finance to help fight air pollution

    TEHRAN – Majlis (the Iranian parliament) approved $2 billion in foreign finance for developing subways and tackling air pollution in line with the budget bill for the next Iranian fiscal year (starting on March 21).

  • It takes 3 years to eliminate internal SDS hotspots: DOE chief 2018-02-17 09:33

    It takes 3 years to eliminate internal SDS hotspots: DOE chief

    TEHRAN – Eliminating internal hotspots for sand and dust storms (SDSs) in southwestern provinces of Iran requires a 3-year period, ILNA quoted the chief of the Department of Environment Isa Kalantari as saying on Friday.

  • نشست کمیسیون تلفیق رسیدگی به برنامه ششم 2018-02-07 19:42

    The motion to question Rouhani submitted to Majlis economic committee

    TEHRAN - The motion to ask questions from President Hassan Rouhani was submitted to the Majlis economic committee on Tuesday, Hassan Hosseini Shahroudi, a committee member, told Tasnim news agency on Wednesday.

  • Public transit budget cut shelves air pollution mitigation plans  2018-02-04 20:00

    Public transit budget cut shelves air pollution mitigation plans

    TEHRAN — Majlis (the Iranian parliament) has sharply trimmed the budget proposed for the development of public transit, inevitably keeping air pollution abatement plans in abeyance.

  • Majlis to vote on budget bill after joint committee’s report 2018-01-30 11:16

    Majlis to vote on budget bill after joint committee’s report

    TEHRAN – The general outlines of the national budget bill will be put to vote once again.

  • Majlis rejects general outline of budget bill 2018-01-29 12:22

    Majlis rejects general outline of budget bill

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Parliament (Majlis) on Sunday rejected general outlines of the national budget bill for the next Iranian fiscal year, which will start on March 21.

  • $100m allotted to address social vulnerabilities 2018-01-28 07:39

    $100m allotted to address social vulnerabilities

    TEHRAN — Majlis (the Iranian parliament) has earmarked some 4.5 trillion rials (nearly $100 million) for dealing with social vulnerabilities within the framework of the budget bill for the next calendar year, starting on March 21, Mehr reported on Saturday.

  • Ahwas on Friday 2018-01-21 21:39

    Majlis cuts Khuzestan’s sand and dust storms budget

    TEHRAN – The budget proposed for fighting sand and dust storms in the southwestern province of Khuzestan in the next year’s budget bill is facing a big “no” by the special committee of Majlis [the Iranian parliament].

  • The urgent need for renovating rundown areas 2018-01-21 10:25

    Majlis approves $200m for rundown areas renovation

    TEHRAN – In the national budget bill proposed for the next Iranian calendar year 1397 (starting on March 21), Majlis (the Iranian parliament) has approved a $200 million budget for renovation of rundown areas.

  • State bodies banned to receive bank interest 2018-01-18 08:30

    State bodies banned to receive bank interest

    TEHRAN – The joint committee of the Majlis studying the national budget bill has approved a law banning all state bodies from setting up deposit accounts to receive interest, the committee’s spokesman said on Wednesday.

  • Iranian Lawmakers push for local messaging apps 2018-01-17 11:54

    Iranian Lawmakers push for local messaging apps

    TEHRAN – In a letter to heads of the three branches of the government, Iranian lawmakers pushed for creating domestic messaging apps, Mehr reported.

  • Majlis committee cuts off budget for special organizations 2018-01-17 09:15

    Majlis committee cuts off budget for special organizations

    TEHRAN – The joint committee of the Majlis has decided to cut off the annual budget of special organizations and institutes, the committee’s spokesman said on Monday.

  • Child abuse 2018-01-08 09:02

    Disregarding child abuse heightens social vulnerability

    TEHRAN — Child abuse or child maltreatment, includes neglect, physical abuse, sexual abuse, exploitation and emotional abuse which would seriously harm a child or increase risks of serious harm to a child that could result in injury or death.

  • Majlis holds closed-door session on protests 2018-01-07 19:58

    Majlis holds closed-door session on protests

    TEHRAN – Mohammad Qasim Osmani, a lawmaker from Bukan, said during the parliament’s special closed-door meeting on Sunday, top security officials assured lawmakers that security and order have been restored after days of protests in some cities and towns.

  • air pollution 2018-01-03 09:24

    Traffic fines to help curb Tehran’s air pollution

    TEHRAN — Majlis (the Iranian parliament) has mandated Tehran municipality to spend traffic fines on implementing measures to abate air pollution in the capital, ISNA reported on Tuesday.

  • Bill ensuring rights of persons with disabilities approved 2018-01-01 09:31

    More jobs, free education, and less working hours highlighted

    Bill ensuring rights of persons with disabilities approved

    TEHRAN – Majlis [the Iranian parliament] approved both general outlines and details of a bill on rights of persons with disabilities which raises hope for improvement of their living conditions.

  • State-run organizations obliged to recruit persons with disabilities  2017-12-27 07:40

    State-run organizations obliged to recruit persons with disabilities

    TEHRAN — As per an article of the bill on rights of persons with disabilities Majlis (the Iranian parliament) has mandated state-run organizations to recruit persons with disabilities.

  • Majlis security committee slams Dutch politician 2017-12-26 09:16

    Majlis security committee slams Dutch politician

    TEHRAN – The Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee has condemned a Dutch politician for throwing a Christmas present from the Iranian embassy into a garbage can.

  • Illogical reservations about bill on violence against women 2017-12-26 07:24

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Illogical reservations about bill on violence against women

    TEHRAN — While there are news about adoption of a bill on banning violence against women there seems to be unreasonable reservations about the issue.

  • Kermanshah quake 2017-12-20 08:48

    Leader orders allocation of $200m for Kermanshah quake victims

    TEHRAN – Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei approved withdrawal of $200 million from the National Development Fund to assist Kermanshah quake victims, Majlis speaker Ali Larijani said on Tuesday.

  • Masoumeh Ebtekar 2017-12-19 21:06

    Majlis to hammer out bill on banning violence against women

    TEHRAN – A bill on banning violence against women will be presented to the Majlis (Iranian parliament) next week, said Masoumeh Ebtekar, vice president for women’s and family affairs.