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Executive Pay Stirs Outrage, Becomes Political Issue in Iran

By Bozorgmehr Sharafedin DUBAI, June 30 – Executive pay, a source of controversy at shareholder meetings in the West, has become a political issue in Iran where revelations of high compensation packages at state-owned firms are being used to attack moderate President Hassan Rouhani. Over the last several weeks, local media have published the pay-slips

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Rouhani Hails “Golden Page” in Iran’s History as Sanctions Lifted

DUBAI, Jan 17 – President Hassan Rouhani hailed on Sunday a nuclear deal with world powers as a “golden page” in Iran’s history, and looked forward to an economic future less dependent on oil as the country emerges from years of sanctions and isolation. But in an address to parliament he noted bitter opposition to

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