Tehran (IP) - Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli, in an interview with Iran Press, said: "The country's economic priority this year is small and job-creating production units."

Iran Press/Iran News: On the sideline of the Economic and Coronavirus management headquarters meeting in Tehran, the Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli said, “Today, we announced the surge in production policies to the two provinces of Sistan and Baluchestan and Fars in the form of large-scale policies prepared by the government."

He added, "Iran faced the problem of sanctions last year, but this year, in addition to sanctions, two other issues have been added. One is the Corona and the other one is the global recession, which has brought the oil price below ten dollars, and our economy is affected this year. We will try to reduce its effects inside."

He pointed out that the slogan of the surge in production was raised by the Leader and added: "To do this, we need capital, and this capital can be provided from the capital market and the people."

The interior minister added that the government should provide the people with a way to participate in both the provision of resources and investment. This is the order given by the government, and we talked to the governors about it. Another issue that can be effective in this situation is increasing productivity. We must work to increase productivity.

Regarding priorities, he said:"Our priorities are first to maintain production conditions and second, to activate industrial units and workshops damaged by Corona and eliminate unemployment."

He also pointed to the need for new investments and added, given the issue of unemployment.

Iranian Interior Minister referred to the detrimental impacts of the virus on trade, production, economic growth, social and security of all countries around the world, hoped to find medicine and vaccine to curb the virus soon. 

Pointing to the inhumane US sanctions, Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli noted how the sanctions and the coronavirus, as well as the slump in crude oil prices, have impacted the country's economy, urged the government to make the most of the country's facilities. 

The Economic and Coronavirus management headquarters meeting held today at Interior Ministry, with Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli, Deputy of Health ministry Alireza Raeisi, and some other officials in attendance.


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