Middle East Economic Survey


No 12



Guardian Council Approves 2010-11 Budget

Irans Guardian Council (GC) announced on 16 March that it had approved the government budget for the Iranian year 1389 which begins on 21 March, one day after the Majlis (Iranian parliament) passed it. The speed with which the state budget was rushed through parliament and the GC was unusual this year, given the protracted debates in parliament that Iranian budgets had to go through in previous...