18 Jul 2024
Saturday 18 August 2018 - 22:51
Story Code : 316306

MPs call for opening probe into CBI case

MNA An Iranian MP said Sat. that the Parliament's Economic Commission is seeking to open a probe into the activities and performance of Central Bank of Iran (CBI) in 13 different topics, including the handling of the currency rate.

Iranian lawmakers have called for a probe into the performance of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI), said MP Ali-Akbar Nadimiwho is a member of the Economic Commission in the Parliament.

According to him, the probe includes theissue of appropriation of currency, which has been criticized both by the people and representatives of people in the Parliament.

He noted that a new plan has been drawn up for the investigation into theappropriation of currency by the Central Bank.

If Parliament approves with the opening of a probe into the CBI performance, the issues on the developments in theForeign Exchange Market in recent months and thetens of billions of tomans rent created as a result of changes in currency rate will be followed up in earnest, he added.

He went on to add that in case the investigation does not receive enough votes by the lawmakers, the new plan will be put to vote at the Parliament.

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