BUDGETS AND REVENUES
Khatami Presents Draft Bill For 2005-10 Development Plan
Iranian President Mohammad Khatami on 14 January submitted to the Iranian Parliament (Majlis) an outline of the draft bill for the fourth five-year national economic, cultural and social plan (2005-10), which will be debated in parliament shortly. Mr Khatami said the main objectives of the plan were to reduce inflation to 9.9% and lower unemployment to 8.4% by the end of 2010. The third...