• 15 November 2020 - 16:06
  • News Code: 119666

the president said that one of the main approaches is cutting the budget's direct dependence on oil.

IBENA - quoted from government's information base, Dr. Hassan Rouhani, President, on Sunday morning in one hundred and eighty-first meeting of Economic Coordination Headquarters, said about the budget framework for year 2021: The main goals of 2021 budget are to reduce expenses and increase revenues, reduction of government holdings, development of e-government, cessation of direct dependence of the budget on oil, boom and bust of production, and implementation of the general policies of resistance economy.

Explaining next year's budget, Rouhani said that payment of most of demands of employees, retirees, and completion of an important part of the construction projects in 2021 budget is suitable for development of the seventh development plan.

"2021 budget bill in the framework of general program of reforming budget structure, general policies of resistance economy, with approaches of" long-term growth by focusing on non-oil exports "," active counteracting spread of Corona virus and reducing its negative economic effects " acceleration in completion of production asset acquisition plans, "facilitation of business environment", "attention to people's livelihoods with priority on basic goods" and "development of public-private partnership model" will be formulated, President added.

The budget of institutions should create new opportunities and new sources of non-oil-dependent income for the country, without disturbing the balance of prices of goods and services in the same sector or other sectors and institutions. Also, solve challenges related to the budget and facilitate budget implementation process; Rouhani said.

"Strengthening and supporting domestic production and manufacturing and focusing on export development policy, especially non-oil exports, with special emphasis on neighboring countries and Eurasia and establishing long-term trade relations and reducing tariffs in bilateral or multilateral international agreements are main tools for Countering sanctions are targeted; President stated.


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