Iran President Submits List of Ministerial Candidates

Iran President Submits List of Ministerial Candidates

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has proposed the list of his nominees for 17 ministerial posts to the Parliament.

The Iranian president has not yet proposed his nominee for the post of Minister of Science, Research, and Technology. However, based on media speculations, he will definitely change the incumbent minister Mohammad Farhadi.

Taking that into account, the full list of ministerial candidates proposed by Rouhani shows a fifty-percent change in his cabinet line-up.

The lawmakers will soon start reviewing and voting for or against the nominated ministers.

The 17 ministers proposed so far is as follows:

ZangenehMinister of Petroleum: Bijan Namdar Zanganeh

Abdolreza Rahmani-FazliMinister of Interior: Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli

Massoud KarbasianMinister of Economic Affairs and Finance: Massoud Karbasian

alaviMinister of Intelligence: Seyyed Mahmoud Alavi

Habibollah BitarafMinister of Energy: Habibollah Bitaraf

Minister of Defence and Armed Forces Logistics: Amir Hatami

Mohammad ShariatmadariMinister of Industry, Mine, and Trade: Mohammad Shariatmadari

Mahmoud HojjatiMinister of Agricultural Jihad: Mahmoud Hojjati

rabieiMinister of Labor, Cooperatives, and Welfare: Ali Rabi’ee


Minister of Roads and Urban Development: Abbas Akhoundi

Seyyed Mohammad Bat’haeiMinister of Education: Seyyed Mohammad Bat’haei

HashemiMinister of Health, Treatment, and Medical Education:

Seyyed Hassan Qazizadeh Hashemi

Masoud SoltanifarMinister of Sports and Youth: Massoud Soltanifar


Mohammad Javad ZarifMinister of Foreign Affairs: Mohammad Javad Zarif

Seyyed Alireza AvaeiMinister of Justice: Seyyed Alireza Avaei

Seyyed Abbas SalehiMinister of Culture and Islamic Guidance: Seyyed Abbas Salehi

Mohammad Javad Azari JahromiMinister of Communication and Information Technology:Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi

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