70713
Iran: Rouhani's Cabinet Wins Strong Approval
Iran: Rouhani's Cabinet Wins Strong Approval

Iran: Rouhani's Cabinet Wins Strong Approval

Iran: Rouhani's Cabinet Wins Strong Approval

The Iranian Parliament on Sunday gave votes of confidence to 16 out of 17 ministers who had been nominated by President Hassan Rouhani for his second term.

Habibollah Bitaraf, the pro-reform candidate for the post of energy minister, was the only nominee who failed to win the parliamentarians' approval.

The president now has three months to name his new pick for energy minister. In the meantime, a caretaker will run the affairs of the ministry.

Rouhani had not introduced his choice for science ministry last week when he presented his proposed Cabinet to the Majlis.

He was expected to appoint a caretaker for the Science Ministry later in the day.  

Developing...

Find out more about Rouhani's second-term cabinet


Rouhani Cabinet


Short URL : https://goo.gl/VLZLvg
  1. https://goo.gl/WT2L4X
  • https://goo.gl/479k3y
  • https://goo.gl/PZBbby
  • https://goo.gl/ErqwHm
  • https://goo.gl/SPQqgx

You can also read ...

Presidents of Iran, Russia and Turkey hold a summit on Syria in Sochi on Nov. 22.
The presidents of the three guarantors of Syria peace process...
Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei addresses Basij volunteer forces in Tehran on Nov. 22.
Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei...
EU Donates €20m for Nuclear Energy in Iran
The European Union has donated €20 million to develop nuclear...
Aref: Reformists’ Popular Base a Boon to Nation
A prominent reformist said the ability of his camp to draw in...
Regional Cooperation Key to Promoting Security, Sovereignty
Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said the collapse of the self-...
Tehran Hosts Confab on Countering Extremism
An international conference on ways of countering takfiri and...
Asian, European FMs Support JCPOA
Foreign ministers attending the Asia–Europe Meeting have...

Add new comment

Read our comment policy before posting your viewpoints

Image CAPTCHA
Enter the characters shown in the image.

Trending

Googleplus