The economic performance of Iran’s government, the keeping of promises, the increase of prices, etc., has sounded the alarm for the thirteenth government and has also angered the biggest supporter of the government, namely the regime’s parliament.
And the so-called red lines of Ebrahim Raisi were baseless that with the start of the thirteenth government, the people had not to hope that the situation would improve and that the government would be able to solve the problems of the country, therefore the life of the government’s promises was very short.
This could be seen in the many protests which are increasing day after day, along with the expansion of the social crises in the country.
Now the regime’s government is under the extreme pressure of public opinion. The government has not yet announced a clear economic plan, and Raisi’s inaction has prompted criticism and grievances against him in cyberspace by the people.
People say it is unclear exactly who the president is addressing when he speaks of his red lines and attacked inflation and economic conditions. It seems that the president still does not believe that he is the president and that it is his government that should take care of the situation.
Raisi’s emphasis on the need to intensify the process of monitoring the prices of goods, especially essential items, and important livelihoods goods of the people, shows that the government is aware of the critical current situation of the people.
Raisi has repeatedly stated that preventing the rise of inflation and preserving the dignity of the people is his red line and reminded that the economic decisions of the government do not surprise the people.
However, people are still seeing economic surprises. There is no need to look at statistics, rising prices, unemployment, and poverty are well felt, and this has led to strong criticism of his government.
Now, one of the criticisms of the regime’s government expressed by its officials is why it has not performed well so far and has not presented a plan to reorganize the country’s economic situation.
Even the presidents before him had an economic plan, although senseless and far away from the country’s real social and economic situation and in favor of the regime’s economic mafia.
Rising prices and economic conditions have also raised the voices of pro-Raisi members of the regime’s parliament. The speeches of the deputies, the discussion of the impeachment of the ministers, and the presence of some ministers in the parliament, etc. show that the regime’s government is facing the pressure of public opinion and the people, and fear protests like November 2019 which signaled the regime’s end.
Asghar Salimi a regime’s MP warned the regime’s government and said: “Maybe we forget to push the brake pedal instead of the gas.”
Referring to the billion-dollar housing prices, he added: “Buying housing has become a dream and impossible for many, and carmakers are going in any way they want.”
Sara Fallahi, an MP also addressed Raisi and said: “Do not let that our and your story and the promises we have given to the people become the story of that king and soldier who froze and died waiting for the promise of the king’s warm clothes.”
Ali Khezrian, a representative of the people of Tehran, referring to the 6-fold increase in the price of some painkillers stated: “The 4,200 Tomans official currency has not been removed yet, and these damages can be seen in the field of health and treatment.”
Mohammad Reza Sabbaghian, a member of the Internal Affairs Commission and the councils in the parliament, said: “The difference in the price of a product in several shops has nothing to do with sanctions; It is the weakness of the monitoring system. Under these circumstances, nothing will happen if the surveillance apparatuses go on leave.”
These expressions show that the regime’s parliament which is fully in line with the regime’s supreme leader and his president can not be silent because of the country’s critical situation and the people’s ending tolerance.
Even regime’s economists say that economic decisions on paper cannot be guaranteed to be implemented in practice.
The implementation of economic justice is not possible except through the reduction of poverty, the increase of the per capita income of the whole country, and the action of the government to develop international relations that can provide the ground for economic improvement in the country.
According to these experts, the economists of the thirteenth government have neglected the bitter experiences of ill-considered economic actions in recent years and their negative consequences, as well as the continuing losses of the weak sections of society from the devaluation of the national currency.