Govt. waits Majlis approval to divide merged ministries

April 17, 2018

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.

Speaking with Tasnim on Monday, Amiri said, “We are very hopeful that with God’s will, the Majlis would approve the new structure and pass it to the government for implementation.”

He also said the parliament has proposed the establishment of Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts, which is under consideration.

MH/PA

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