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Iran To Debate Merger Of Oil AndEnergy Ministries

Fifty members of Iran痴 Majlis(parliament) have submitted a proposal to merge the Ministry of Petroleum withthe Ministry of Energy, according to press reports. The proposal is expected tobe discussed by Majlis technical committees during the next few weeks, but noconclusion is likely to be reached ahead of the presidential elections on 8June. One source was quoted as saying that the aim was to create a more...