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President Hassan Rouhani (C) speaks during a Cabinet meeting in Tehran on March 11.
President Hassan Rouhani (C) speaks during a Cabinet meeting in Tehran on March 11.
Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Rouhani Backs Impeached Ministers’ Performance

“Votes of confidence to the impeached ministers will strengthen the establishment and boost people’s hope for the future in the final days of the year”
Labor and transport ministers are slated to be impeached in separate sessions on Tuesday and the agriculture minister will appear before parliament on Wednesday
Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Rouhani Backs Impeached Ministers’ Performance

In a Cabinet meeting on Sunday, President Hassan Rouhani expressed firm support for the three ministers facing impeachment urging them to put forward a clear and detailed explanation of their services in the upcoming hearings. 
Minister of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare Ali Rabiei and Minister of Roads and Urban Development Abbas Akhoundi are slated to be impeached in separate sessions on Tuesday and Agriculture Minister Mahmoud Hojjati will appear before parliament on Wednesday. 
While acknowledging the right of parliament to question government officials, Rouhani voiced disapproval of legislators' hasty decision, the president's official website reported. 

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