Tag Archives | Rouhani

Video: Iran’s 2017 Election

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani registered to run for a second presidential term, vowing to continue his work towards “more freedom and peace” and improving the economy. Iranians have mixed feelings about his first […]

President Inaugurates Development Projects North of Iran

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani inaugurated 43 new projects in the country’s northern province of Mazandaran on Tuesday. Tens of projects in Mazandaran came into service and a number of others began to be implemented on the president’s order via a video conference. Most of the projects have been unveiled in or around the port city […]

Iran to Become Petrol Exporter by March 2018

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says Iran will become a net exporter of petroleum by the end of the new calendar year which began on March 21. Addressing a national conference on Economic Resilience and Rural Development on Saturday, Mr. Rouhani said Iran has already become an exporter of gasoil and will become one in petrol […]

Cabinet Aiming for +700,000 New Jobs This Year

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said his administration has formulated plans to create jobs for more than 700,000 young people in the current Iranian year, which began two weeks ago. In a Monday meeting with a group of officials and government staff, President Rouhani said the job creation target will come true by carrying out national […]

Rouhani Govt Criticizes IRGC Arrests of Journalists

By Arash Karami, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Members of President Hassan Rouhani’s Cabinet have publicly criticized the recent arrests of Reformist journalists and online activists on the threshold of a presidential election. “From the beginning, the administration has been opposed to […]

5 reasons to watch Rouhani’s visit to Russia

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is on an official two-day visit to Moscow, meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to discuss a range of bilateral and regional issues. The trip is taking place during one of the most important periods in Iran and Russia’s relationship, with the Syrian crisis having become a showcase of the […]

Iranian President Leaves for Russia

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani left Tehran for Moscow on Monday to pay an official visit to the Russian Federation as part of efforts to boost bilateral relations between the two countries in all spheres. Heading a high-ranking political and economic delegation, President Rouhani departed for Moscow at the official invitation of his Russian counterpart, Vladimir […]

Has Rouhani achieved his Goals for Iranian Economy?

By Bijan Khajehpour for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s first term in office will come to an end in a few months, and it is time to evaluate his administration’s economic policies during the past four years. When Rouhani […]

Will Trump turn Rouhani into Hawk?

By Ali Hashem, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Being Iran’s president while Tehran is “officially on notice” by Washington is not an easy task for a moderate such as Hassan Rouhani. From now on, whether he likes it or not, the harsh […]

Why Pension Funds could face Bankruptcy Tsunami

By Navid Kalhor, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. One of the key underlying economic challenges of Iran is the current underfunding of its pension system. Make no mistake: Pension reform must be a priority for the country. Figures posted by the Ministry of […]