Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. L

No 13

26-Mar-2007

IRAN

Guardians Council Approves 2007-08 Budget

The Guardians Council (GC) on 15 March approved the 2007-08 budget, starting on 21 March, after the Iranian parliament made the necessary amendments, GC spokesman Abbas Ali Kadkhoda said. He explained that the council had objected to 11 notes of the budget bill, adding that one of the objections related to Shari'a compliance and several other related to ambiguities in the projected upper limits to...