Govt. projected to create 1m jobs by Mar. 2019

January 10, 2018 - 8:51

TEHRAN- Iranian government spokesman Mohammad Baqer Nobakht announced that the government intends to create 1.033 million jobs by the end of the next Iranian calendar year 1397 (March 20, 2019) in case 3.27 quadrillion rials (about $74.8 billion) of investments is attracted, Tasnim news agency reported on Tuesday.

Making the remarks in a press conference, Nobakht, who is also the head of Budget and Planning Organization, explained that by March 2019, the government plans to create 240,000 jobs via reviving 100,000 dilapidated constructions, 60,000 jobs by constructing 100,000 housing units, 67,000 jobs in agricultural sector, 173,000 jobs in cultural heritage sector, 221,000 jobs in active labor market policies and 74,500 jobs in industrial sector. 

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