About $0.5m allocated for political parties

January 7, 2019 - 22:6

TEHRAN – Deputy Chairman of Iran’s House of Parties says 20 billion rials (nearly $476,000) has been allocated for political parties, out of which 5 percent will be spent for the House of Parties and 95 percent will be given out to the parties.

Qodratali Heshmatian also said the political body used to be divided between reformists and principlists, but in its current term independents and moderates also have their own share in the body, Mehr reported on Monday.

He added that different parties “coexist respectfully” within the House of Parties.