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President introduces cabinet to parliament for approval

President Rouhani introduced his choices for cabinet ministers to the Islamic Consultative Assembly, the Majlis, for approval.

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Tue 08 - August 2017 - 14:23

Based on Article 133 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran and Article 188 of the Internal Regulations of the Islamic Consultative Assembly, Dr Rouhani sent a letter to the Chairman of the Majlis, Dr Ali Larijani, introducing his choices for 12th Administration's cabinet ministers.

President Rouhani's letter is as follows:

In the Name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful

Your Excellency Dr Ali Larijani,

Honourable Chairman of the Islamic Consultative Assembly,

According Article 133 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran and Article 188 of the Internal Regulations of the Islamic Consultative Assembly, the names of proposed ministers of the cabinet, along with their biography and plans, as well as the general policy and principles of the administration, are attached to this letter for approval from the Islamic Consultative Assembly.

Hassan Rouhani

President of the Islamic Republic of Iran

Dr Rouhani's choices for cabinet ministers are as follows:

  1. Dr Masoud Karbasian as Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance
  2. Hojatoleslam Val-Moslemin Dr Sayyid Mahmoud Alavi as Minister of Intelligence
  3. Dr Mohammad Javad Zarif as Minister of Foreign Affairs
  4. Mr Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi as Minister of Information and Communications Technology
  5. Mr Sayyid Mohammad Bathaei as Minister of Education
  6. Dr Sayyid Hassan Qazizadeh Hashemi as Minister of Health and Medical Education
  7. Dr Ali Rabiei as Minister of Labour, Cooperatives and Social Welfare
  8. Mr Mahmoud Hojjati Najafabadi as Minister of Agriculture
  9. Brigadier General Amir Hatami as Minister of Defence and Armed Forces Logistics
  10. Dr Sayyid Alireza Avaei as Minister of Justice
  11. Dr Abbas Akhoundi as Minister of Roads and Urban Development
  12. Dr Mohammad Shariatmadari as Minister of Industries, Mines and Business
  13. Dr Sayyid Abbas Salehi for Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance
  14. Dr Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli as Minister of Interior
  15. Mr Bijan Namdar Zanganeh as Minister of Oil
  16. Mr Habibollah Bitaraf as Minister of Energy
  17. Dr Masoud Soltanifar as Minister of Youth Affairs and Sport

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