Jahangiri: We stay committed to 950,000 jobs

May 9, 2017 - 10:28

TEHRAN – Es’haq Jahangiri, first vice president and a presidential contender, said on Monday that the incumbent administration stays committed to creating 950,000 jobs per year as stipulated in the 6th Development Plan.

The government uses all its energy to create jobs, IRNA quoted him as saying.

He underlined that creating the target numbers of jobs requires an annual investment 7.7 quadrillion rials (around $200 billion).

However he said promises by certain candidates to create five million jobs in four years in “unrealistic”.

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