Unemployment, immigration top gov’t priority/Stressing more accurate criteria for presenting figures

The members of the cabinet convened late on Sunday and reviewed a report by the Management and Planning Organisation on “Population Trends; Past, Present and Future”.

Mon 13 - June 2016 - 09:12

Speaking at the session, President Rouhani described the issue of unemployment and immigration as the government’s top priority and stressed that criteria for presenting figures should be more accurate and consistent.

The Council of Ministers also reviewed developments in age of the active population of the country, urban and rural population age distribution, marriage and fertility, the fertility pattern, changes in fertility pattern in Iran during the past decades, mortality, employed and unemployed population, and immigration.

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