Is Iran No Longer "Open for Business"?

NCRI - The Iranian Regime has long used lobbyists in Western countries to defend the actions of the Iranian Regime, throw a cloak of democracy over the totalitarian dictatorship, and encourage the international community to appease the mullahs.

These lobbyists were recruited in order to spread lies about the Regime’s “moderating” behaviour and the effect that global sanctions were having on the ordinary citizens of Iran.

Ilam Is a Province With the Highest Unemployment Rate in Iran

NCRI - According to the released news in the state-run websites on July 4, 2017, the unemployment and its problems, including indigence, are the main causes and motives for committing crimes in Iran. The increase of unemployment rate among graduates has raised the possibility of committing crimes in order to get rid of the pressures stemming from the economic issues.

French Mineral Water Came to Iran's Market for 20 Thousand Tomans ($6 Each)

NCRI - The state-run ISNA news agency quoting the secretary of the association of mineral water and beverage producers wrote on June 27 that following issuance of permit for imports of water packaging, the legal import of these products to Iran has begun.

Earlier, Iranian media had reported about smuggling of carbonated drinking water to Iran.

Iran: Closing Down of Golestan Steel Industries Plant

NCRI - The Steel Industries Plant in Minoo-Dasht in Golestan province (northern Iran) was shut down since June 22 due to problems with the procurement of raw materials and more than 130 workers of this Plant lost their jobs and become unemployed. The factory was active in production of all kinds of metal wires and rebar.

Iran: Controversial Internship Program Launched

NCRI - To create jobs for the unemployed graduates, Iranian regime’s Ministry of Labor has officially kicked off its internship program through launching a website.

Meanwhile, deputy head of Employers Labor Unions Association believes that such programs are not going to resolve unemployment crisis.

Rouhani Admits That IRGC Controls Iran's Economy

NCRI - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in his remarks on Thursday once again referred to the wide rifts in the regime’s senior ranks.

“The fact that rifts are created in our society is due to our lack of tolerance. There are who prefer everyone to think like we do… Even the messenger [of Islam] was told you are not above the people to order them, and you are only obligated to show them the way, to allow each individual to choose for themselves. However, there are those who think they should issue orders upon people and that people are to obey their orders,” he said.

Iran Regime MP: Central Bank Causing Economic Troubles for 20 Million People

NCRI - Iranian MP Hossein-Ali Haji Doleigani said at least one third of the Iranian people are having problems due to their investments and savings in financial-credit institutes.

“Psychological, spiritual concerns and worries resulting from investing in such institutions, in addition to the investor, causes problems for their families and it appears more than 20 million people are suffering in this regard,” he said.

Iran Regime's Banking Expert: Credit Institutions Launched by Those Who Have Political Power yet Don't Care a Bit About Law

NCRI - An Iranian regime’s banking and financial expert acknowledged in his interview with regime’s news TV channel that owners of credit institutions have political power and special backing, yet don’t care a bit about the law.

Hollow Promises of the Iran Regime to the Wheat Farmers

NCRI - After more than a month of wheat harvest, government authorities evade paying the money to the wheat farmers.

A state-run website called Bayanerooz on June 9 2017 writes about Rouhani's hollow promises, "The president always promises jam tomorrow. He did not achieve positive results in the 4 years of presidency. He only prioritizes measures in times of election."

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