Iran’s Ministry of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare has fired the social safety chief, days after he severely damage nationwide emotions along with his contentious claims a couple of have to promote two Persian Gulf islands as a consequence of financial woes.
The Ministry’s PR division stated in an announcement Sajjad Padam, the director-general of the division of social insurances, was dismissed from workplace due to his “controversial and unfaithful statements” relating to the federal government’s incapability to pay retirees’ salaries.
Padam had claimed, “We are going to quickly be pressured to promote the islands of Qeshm and Kish and Khuzestan in order that we will pay the salaries of retirees.”
His feedback sparked widespread anger and criticism within the nation.
Reacting to the statements, the spokesman for the Iranian administration, Ali Bahadori Jahromi, criticized the assertion and stated, “We will probably be proud to sacrifice our lives for each inch of the Iranian soil. Anybody who has an financial downside or some other situation ought to spend from his personal pocket to resolve it.”