500 job creation plans launched in western province of Lorestan 

January 10, 2019

TEHRAN —Headquarters for Executing the Order of the Imam also known as Setad-e Ejraiye Farman-e Hazrat-e Emam has launched 500 job creation plans in the western province of Lorestan, Tasnim news agency reported on Tuesday. 

Moreover 110 projects, including setting up medical and cultural centers, was launched in the region, the report added. 

Headquarters for Executing the Order of the Imam has so far executed some 1,402 projects worth of 15.7 trillion rials (nearly $374 million) in Lorestan in an attempt to eradicate poverty and socially and economically empower the citizens. 

Mohammad Mokhber, director of Headquarters for Executing the Order of the Imam, also explained that “we are planning on implementing resistance economy strategies in this province.”

Mokhber went on to say that the main objective of the Headquarters for Executing the Order of the Imam is to boost employment and over the past few years some 400,000 jobs were provided nationwide. 

Last year (March 2017-March 2018) some 30 trillion rials (nearly $715 million) including donations made by the benefactors, low interest loans as well as the investments made by Barekat charity foundation affiliated to the Headquarters for Executing the Order of the Imam was spent on job creation, he highlighted. 

So far some 10,000 housing units were built in underprivileged areas and this year (starting on March 21, 2018) some 200 schools and 200 mosques and cultural centers are set up in such areas, he added.

Providing dowries for girls, medications for cancer patients, wheelchairs for people with physical disabilities, students stationery, and also cochlear implants are among other services of the Headquarters for Executing the Order of the Imam to the underprivileged, Mokhber concluded. 

MQ/MG

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