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:
Minister of Petroleum: Bijan Namdar Zanganeh
Minister of Interior: Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli
Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance: Massoud Karbasian
Minister of Intelligence: Seyyed Mahmoud Alavi
Minister of Energy: Habibollah Bitaraf
Minister of Defence and Armed Forces Logistics: Amir Hatami
Minister of Industry, Mine, and Trade: Mohammad Shariatmadari
Minister of Agricultural Jihad: Mahmoud Hojjati
Minister of Labor, Cooperatives, and Welfare: Ali Rabi’ee
Minister of Roads and Urban Development: Abbas Akhoundi
Minister of Education: Seyyed Mohammad Bat’haei
Minister of Health, Treatment, and Medical Education:
Seyyed Hassan Qazizadeh Hashemi
Minister of Sports and Youth: Massoud Soltanifar
Minister of Foreign Affairs: Mohammad Javad Zarif
Minister of Justice: Seyyed Alireza Avaei
Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance: Seyyed Abbas Salehi
Minister of Communication and Information Technology:Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi