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President Appoints Caretaker to Economy Ministry

President Appoints Caretaker to Economy MinistryPresident Appoints Caretaker to Economy Ministry

President Hassan Rouhani appointed former treasurer, Rahmatollah Akrami, as the caretaker of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Finance following the impeachment of Masoud Karbasian on August 25. 
Karbasian failed to gain the parliament’s vote of confidence by 137 votes to 121, with two abstentions in the 290-member chamber on Saturday, ISNA reported. 
He was the second minister in President Rouhani’s Cabinet to be impeached this month. His minister of cooperatives, labor and social welfare, Ali Rabiei, was expelled on August 8. 

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