Majlis

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  • Literacy Movement Organization drafts proposal on compulsory education 2018-10-06 21:00

    Literacy Movement Organization drafts proposal on compulsory education

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Literacy Movement Organization has drafted a proposal on mandating school attendance to be brought before the Majlis (Iranian parliament). “The proposal will be discussed in the social commission of Majlis at the beginning of the Iranian calendar month of Azar (November 22)”, Mehr quoted MP Salman Khodadadi as saying.

  • MP: Iran pursuing case of diplomat detained in France 2018-10-04 00:45

    MP: Iran pursuing case of diplomat detained in France

    TEHRAN – Chairman of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee has said Iran is following up on the case of the Iranian diplomat detained in France.

  • Bill to protect rangers to come before parliament 2018-09-26 20:28

    Bill to protect rangers to come before parliament

    TEHRAN — A bill to uphold the rights of rangers will come before the Majlis [Iranian parliament], Mehr news agency reported on Tuesday.

  • Bill on mandating use of car seats for children brought before Majlis 2018-09-23 00:10

    Bill on mandating use of car seats for children brought before Majlis

    TEHRAN —While the cabinet of ministers gave approval to a bill on mandating the use of car seats for children under 10 proposed by the traffic police, it is now brought before the Majlis [the Iranian Parliament] for the final approval.

  • People are snow tubing on the hills in Ardebil, northwest Iran, in February 2017 (Photo by Mohammad Zare/ IRNA) 2018-09-12 23:50

    Will at last students have winter break or not?

    TEHRAN — While Iran tourism chief Ali-Asghar Mounesan announced on Sunday that students can enjoy a 5-day winter break this school year (starting on September 23) officials at the supreme council of education and members of the parliament have voiced their disagreements.

  • Majlis to review bill on joining FATF 2018-09-09 20:27

    Majlis to review bill on joining FATF

    TEHRAN – Behrouz Nemati, spokesman for the parliament presiding board, said on Sunday the bill on joining the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) will be reviewed by the parliament after the two-week holidays.

  • Free zones 2018-09-02 18:11

    Majlis approves establishment of 12 SEZs, 8 FTZs

    TEHRAN- The Iranian parliament (Majlis) on Sunday gave approval to a bill on the establishment of 12 new special economic zones and also eight new free trade zones, ISNA reported.

  • An interior view of the Iranian parliament 2018-08-01 18:41

    Iranian parliament votes for tourism ministry

    TEHRAN - Iranian lawmakers on Wednesday gave final approval to the establishment of cultural heritage, handicrafts and tourism ministry in a bid to support tourism industry.

  •  details of bill on rights of children 2018-07-26 09:54

    Majlis hammering out details of long-awaited bill on rights of children

    TEHRAN - Finally after months of debates on the bill on children’s right, Majlis [the Iranian parliament] is considering the bill in detail.

  • $47m allocated for law on rights of persons with disabilities 2018-07-19 08:27

    $47m allocated for law on rights of persons with disabilities

    TEHRAN – The Iranian government has allocated a total budget of 2 trillion rials (nearly $47 million) for implementing the law on rights of persons with disabilities, head of Iran’s Welfare Organization has said.

  • Majlis committees see major changes 2018-06-25 09:28

    Majlis committees see major changes

    TEHRAN – The makeup of the presiding board of the parliamentary committees go under changes as the tenth parliament under the Islamic Republic entered its third year.

  • Majlis to hammer out bill against animal cruelty 2018-06-24 11:32

    Majlis to hammer out bill against animal cruelty

    TEHRAN – Bill against animal cruelty is being discussed in Majlis, deputy environment chief for natural environment Hamid Zohrabi has said.

  • ‘Implementing law on children’s right entails proper budget allocation’ 2018-06-18 11:07

    ‘Implementing law on children’s right entails proper budget allocation’

    TEHRAN— Implementing the law on the rights of the children requires proper budget allocation, a member of the legal committee of the Society for Protecting the Rights of the Child has said.

  • Government names locations for legal gatherings 2018-06-12 08:39

    Government names locations for legal gatherings

    TEHRAN – Iran’s government has named a number of locations for holding legal protests or gatherings in Tehran and offered conditions to allocate places in other cities as well, Mehr reported.

  • Bill on children’s rights to be brought before Majlis: MP 2018-06-03 16:16

    Bill on children’s rights to be brought before Majlis: MP

    TEHRAN — After months of discussions the bill on rights of children will be brought before Majlis [Iranian parliament], MP Mohammad Reza Badamchi has said.

  • Law on rights of people with disabilities 2018-06-01 19:53

    Law on rights of persons with disabilities to be fully enforced within a year

    TEHRAN — The law concerning the rights of persons with disabilities will be fully implemented by the next Iranian calendar year (March 2019, the deputy director for Iran’s Welfare Organization rehabilitation affairs has said, the YJC.

  • Suspicious package spotted at Iran Parliament 2018-05-30 04:50

    Suspicious package spotted at Iran Parliament

    TEHRAN – A suspicious package was spotted at Iran’s Parliament on Tuesday morning which prompted security guards to close the entrance gates for an hour.

  • Parliamentarians’ hesitation to pass law on child abuse tramples on children’s right 2018-05-03 06:26

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Parliamentarians’ hesitation to pass law on child abuse tramples on children’s right

    Members of the Majlis (Iranian parliament) are wavering about the law against child abuse and this is definitely violating children’s right.

  • Top officials meet in Majlis 2018-04-23 01:55

    Top officials meet in Majlis

    TEHRAN – Top officials from the three branches of government met on Sunday in Majlis (parliament), where they held talks to boost the level of engagement among the government branches and tackle national issues in different areas.

  • A view of Shrafkhaneh port, northeast coast of Lake Urmia. Photo by Mohammad Ali Haqshenas / Tehran Times 2018-04-20 13:15

    ‘Without restoration plan, Lake Urmia would have been fully drained by now’

    TEHRAN – If there had not been any plan to restore Lake Urmia, it would have been completely drained by now, Department of Environment chief Isa Kalantari said on Wednesday.

  • Govt. waits Majlis approval to divide merged ministries 2018-04-17 07:10

    Govt. waits Majlis approval to divide merged ministries

    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.

  • majlis 2018-04-16 21:35

    Women’s share of Majlis approvals

    TEHRAN – The Iranian parliament (Majlis), demonstrating a colorful presence of female representatives, has taken great steps to fulfill women’s demands. It has passed supportive regulations for security and contribution of women to social activities in the past Iranian calendar year which ended on March 20.

  • Executive officials, parliamentarians to meet 2018-04-13 09:44

    Executive officials, parliamentarians to meet

    TEHRAN – Vice President for Parliamentary Affairs Hossein-Ali Amiri said on Wednesday that the parliament will host a meeting between the executive and legislative branches of government in two weeks.

  • Minimizing car accidents on agenda: MP 2018-04-07 19:52

    Minimizing car accidents on agenda: MP

    TEHRAN — Disabilities incurred by car accidents in Iran are shockingly high and Majlis (the Iranian parliament) is pursuing an agenda to reduce traffic-related injuries, MP Salman Khodadadi has said.

  • vaccination 2018-03-05 07:27

    $100m allocated for vaccine production

    TEHRAN — The Iranian parliament (Majlis) has approved the allocation of $100 million from the national development fund for domestic production of two new vaccines, head of Pasteur Institute of Iran said, ISNA reported on Saturday.

  • Bahram-e Gour protected area in southern province of Fars 2018/02/25

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Defenseless national land areas

    TEHRAN — The controversial directive from the Supreme Council of Environment on revision of national protected areas will definitely leave such regions in an exposed position.