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MPs’ cooperation with gov’t definitely fruitful in decision-making/ Eliminating deprivation, compensating for deficiencies, developing underserved areas the focus of provincial tour resolutions

The President stated, "Definitely, the coordination, cooperation and companionship of the representatives, who are concerned about the people and the development of the country's cities, with the government will be fruitful in decision-making".

Speaking in a meeting with the assembly of representatives of North Khorasan, Khorasan Razavi and South Khorasan provinces on Monday morning, while expressing his satisfaction with the meeting with the representatives of the 3 largest provinces of the country, Ayatollah Dr Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi said, "Definitely, the coordination, cooperation and companionship of the representatives, who are concerned about the people and the development of the country's cities, with the government will be fruitful in decision-making".

Referring to the issues raised by the representatives about the budget and the allocation of funds to provincial projects, the President said, "The government has set the 1401 budget on the axis of justice and the document we are interested in in this regard is the spatial planning".

Dr Raisi emphasised that the government's effort is to eliminate deprivation, compensate for the shortcomings and develop the underserved areas of the country, and added, "In the provincial tour resolutions, while paying attention to these matters, the priority issues of the provinces are also taken into consideration by the government, and the importance of the issue and provincial projects have been allocated funds".

Referring to the issue of teacher rating, the President added, "The government is a defender of teachers' rights and by providing resources, the teacher rating regulation based on the law approved by the parliament was approved and notified to the Ministry of Education for implementation".

Referring to the issue of strengthening the power plants and infrastructures of the provinces, which was raised by some representatives, Ayatollah Raisi clarified, "The government's planning in this field, including the production of 35 thousand megawatts of electricity, has started and is about to be implemented".

The President clarified, "The government's policy and effort is to control inflation and prevent inflationary measures, and in this context, even cases of law amendment were submitted to the parliament so that it does not have an inflationary effect, because some legal cases have an inflationary burden".

The issue of transferring the water of the Oman Sea to the water-poor provinces, curbing the border waters, as well as emphasising the ease and acceleration in the provision of marriage loans by the banks were among the other points that the president mentioned.

At the end of his speech, Dr Raisi said, "The honest cooperation of the government and the parliament will definitely lead to creating hope in the society, which neutralises the plots of the enemies".

Source: Presidency of Islamic Republic of Iran


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