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Iran's 6th Parliament wraps up its activities

Tehran, May 26, IRNA -- The sixth Majlis officially ended its tenure here Wednesday with an open session in which six reports by Research and Auditory Commission of Majlis were read out.

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The Research and Auditory Commission of Majlis reports included those on the Norwegian oil company Statoil's bribe scandal, the state-owned banks, auto-manufacturing industries, aircraft industries, protests in the southwestern town of Semirom and train explosion in Neishaboor, Khorassan province.

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Outgoing Majlis Speaker Mehdi Karroubi officially announced the end of the sixth Majlis tenure and the representatives paid tributes to the war martyrs and the late founder of the Islamic Revolution Imam Khomeini.

photo: ISNA

Many Iranian youth lost their lives during the Iraq-imposed war in 1980-88.

Karroubi appreciated the performance of the lawmakers and presented each of them a volume of complete works of Hafez, the great Iranian poet.

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The 7th Majlis is scheduled to take office officially tomorrow, Thursday.

Nationwide elections were held on February 20 for the 290-seat Islamic consultative assembly.

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