• Sun / 27 December 2020 / 14:39
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Iran determined to export more than 2 million barrels of oil per day: President Rouhani

Iran determined to export more than 2 million barrels of oil per day: President Rouhani

Tehran (ISNA) - In the one hundred and ninety-first meeting of the Cabinet’s Economic Coordination Board, the board discussed the coordination of the executive bodies to regulate the market of agricultural products and issues related to the review of the 1400 budget bill by the Islamic Consultative Assembly.

Referring to the pressure of economic war on the underprivileged, as well as producers and entrepreneurs, especially those in charge of the country's development, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani stressed, "People expect the country's officials to work hard to overcome the problems and pave the way for the development of the country’s economy”.

Dr. Hassan Rouhani described the approval of the budget bill as a strong sign of the country's determination to solve problems and ease people’s problems and said, "The 1400 budget bill is the result of detailed studies within the track of the country’s development and accurate assessment of the needs of different classes of the people, and in this regard, next year's budget, while coherent and purposeful, is realistic and accurate”.

Dr. Rouhani pointed out, "The main chapters, coordinates and variables mentioned in the budget bill are the result of the experiences gained from the three-year fight against the sanctions and the economic war imposed by the enemy, with the aim of neutralising them”.

The President stated, "The government is not only determined to export 2 million and 300 thousand barrels of oil per day, but also expects the Ministry of Oil to prepare the conditions for its increase, and we must use all domestic and international facilities to achieve the goal that the right of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the market”.

The Ministers of Agriculture Jihad and Industry, Mine and Trade presented a report on the coordination of market regulation in this meeting, and after discussing the necessary decisions on strengthening competition and combating rent-seeking and violations in the market of basic goods, especially chicken and egg, after which decisions were adopted.

Referring to the Supreme Leader's emphasis on paying more attention to people's livelihoods during the outbreak of coronavirus and oppressive sanctions, Dr. Rouhani said, "Recently, more serious steps have been taken for coordinating decisions on providing people’s essentials”.

The President mentioned the policy of self-reliance, fair system of distribution and supply of basic goods along with price control as the most important goals of the government to meet the livelihood needs of the people, and added, "A transparent and coordinated mechanism should be developed under the supervision of the Ministry of Industry and Agriculture Jihad in order to prevent any kind of violation such as rent-seeking and monopoly in the country”.

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