Iranian minister says reforms lead to 6.5% economic growth
Iranian minister of economy, Safdar Hosseini, considered the economic reforms implemented since 1997 as the major cause of the 6.5 percent economic growth achieved during the past three years.
Delivering a speech in an annual event held by the World Bank and the IMF, Hosseini noted that the reforms have led to a change in the economic structure, a growth in banking system, an improvement in the capital market, and a reduction in dominance of government over economy.
According to IRNA, he added that the Iranian economy is on transition from a traditional one to a knowledge-oriented economy to improve productivity in the country. (menareport.com)
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