Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. XLIX

No 22

29-May-2006

IRAN

Ahmadinejads Privatization Threat Not Aimed At Petroleum Sector

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has threatened to reverse company privatizations undertaken by the previous reformist government, but MEES understands that petroleum industry companies are not among the targets. Mr Ahmadinejad told a rally on 18 May, All industrial units that were taken away from the Iranian people unfairly during the privatization campaign will be...