Govt. cannot compensate for flood damage: MP

April 7, 2019

TEHRAN – Chairman of the Majlis Budget and Planning Committee said on Saturday that the extent of the material damage resulting from the recent floods is so high that the government lack enough money in the current year’s budget to compensate for the damage.

Speaking with ISNA, Gholamreza Tajgardoon pointed to his meeting with the Planning and Budget Organization chief, saying in order to compensate for the damage inflicted on different parts of the country, money should be withdrawn from the National Development Fund (NDF).

MH/PA

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