MPs pass amendment bill on fighting forex smuggling

June 13, 2018

TEHRAN – Iran’s lawmakers on Wednesday passed into law an amendment bill to combat the smuggling of foreign exchange, especially the U.S. dollar.

According to Mehr news agency, of the 220 present parliamentarians, 137 voted in favor of the bill.

Mohammadreza Pour Ebrahimi, a member of the Parliament Economic Committee, said the committee had consulted and held several meetings with different government bodies to tackle foreign exchange smuggling.

Ebrahimi said that they have joined hands with the government to combat the smuggling of foreign exchange more seriously.

MH/PA

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