Leader permits using NDFI resources for post-flood renovation ‘if needed’

Last week, President Rouhani asked the Leader’s permission for withdrawing money from NDFI in a bid to secure compensation for a part of the damages caused by the devastating floods that hit most of the Iranian provinces. In a letter released on Monday, Ayatollah Khamenei urged the government to start the reconstruction of the flood-stricken areas as soon as possible and gave them permission to withdraw money from NDFI, only if using the Fund’s resources are absolutely necessary for the reconstruction process