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Iranians ‘Furious’ over Rumors of 70% Increase in MP Salaries

From Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Amid speculation about an increase in gasoline prices in Iran, reports of a 70% surge in the salaries of parliament members have infuriated both public opinion and the media. President Hassan Rouhani recently presented his budget bill […]

Salaries Scandal: Iran to Cap Govt Pay

By John Lee. Bloomberg reports that Iran will cap monthly government salaries as it tries to contain an uproar over high executive wages that has rocked the country’s financial industry. IRNA quotes Vice President Mohammad Bagher Nobakht as saying that a monthly limit of $3,200 will apply to officials including the heads of the executive, […]