Source: Radio Zamaneh
Outgoing Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was swarmed by a group of
citizens protesting the loss of their savings in the Tabriz Nasr Secured Loans
Fund. Local websites report that the crowd stopped the president's vehicle and
chanted slogans, demanding government intervention in their situation.
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in Tabriz
The report indicates that one of the protesters was briefly
"entangled" with Ahmadinejad.
The investors, who lost the savings they'd put in the Tabriz Nasr Secured Loans
Fund, reportedly have been staging protests in front of the governor's office
for several days.
ISNA reports that Ahmadinejad assured the crowd that he would raise the issue
at today's cabinet meeting with the head of the Central Bank with the aim of
finding a satisfactory solution to the loss of people's savings.
The Ahmadinejad administration has been repeatedly accused of mishandling the
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