16.03.2009 - Iranian MPs approve $279bln budget plan
From Tradearabia.com: Iran's legislators have adopted a $279 billion budget for the coming year, after slashing $19 billion in revenues that would have been raised from a hike in energy prices that was ultimately rejected, said a news report. 'After five days of (lengthy) debate on projected revenue and expenditure for the next year, the $279 billion was passed,' the Fars news agency reported, adding that the budget must now be approved by the Guardians Council..... Full Article: Source