Middle East Economic Survey
Ahmadinejad Appoints New Head For MPO
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has appointed Farhad Rahbar as Vice-President and Head of the Management and Planning Organization (MPO). He replaces Dr Baradaran-Shoraka who was appointed by former President Mohammad Khatami. The MPO is in charge of drawing up general macroeconomic policy, including the budget and development plan for the country. Mr Rahbar stated on 29 August that the...