Leader says serious and pragmatic decisions must be made to solve economic problems

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday that “pragmatic” and “serious” decisions must be made to solve economic problems. “In order to resolve some of the key economic issues like problems in the banking system, liquidity, unemployment, inflation and budgeting process, pragmatic and serious decisions must be made,”  Ayatollah Khamenei said in a meeting with President Hassan Rouhani, Judiciary Chief Sadeq Amoli Larijani and Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani, the khamenei.ir reported. “Solving the current economic problems of the country and attending to the needs of the people requires selfless work and extraordinary endeavoring, because these problems, in particular, inflation and reduction of purchasing power has extremely restricted the livelihood of a large number of the people, especially the underprivileged,” the Leader noted in the meeting held on economic issues