Employment key issue for country/ Employment close to 25m people

President said that employment is a very important issue for the country and stressed that all authorities should make efforts in this regard.

Sun 06 - October 2019 - 21:47

Speaking on Sunday evening in a cabinet session, President Hassan Rouhani mentioned the latest reports on employment, saying, "Fortunately, employment has increased this year compared to last year's spring and summer".

"Our employment rate is close to 25 million people and the number of the unemployed is now less than 3 million," he continued.

Stating that employment in industry, agriculture and services has increased, he appreciated all organs for decreasing unemployment rate.

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