0923 GMT January 29, 2020
The plan envisaged mechanism to remove the impeding rules and regulations for domestic and foreign investments to speed up the process of encouraging Iranian expatriates willing to make investment in Iran, IRNA reported.
Rouhani also urged the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization to make arrangements to attract more foreign tourists.
The president told the Agriculture Ministry to take measures to reach self-sufficiency in basic products either through producing inside the country or in a neighboring country.
Ministries of education, and science, research and technology were also instructed to reduce mere theoretical hours at schools and universities, and replace them with more practical skills training.
Based on the instruction, all executive organizations, including state TV (IRIB) were also told to carry out the necessary measures to boost economic, educational and cultural activities.
Following the US unilateral pullout from the Iran nuclear deal last year, Washington has increased economic pressure on Tehran which has affected the country’s economy.