IRAN

 

Iran Kicks Off Phase II Of Subsidy Reform

 

Tehran today launched the long-awaited second phase of its subsidies reform plan.This follows the completion of the registration of eligible people which started on 9 April and closed on 20 April. President Hassan Rohani has said that under the law, Iranians who do not need the cash handouts should give them up voluntarily. The government wants to make the payment of the cash transfers more targeted towards the poorer sections...