Iranian Lawmakers Remove Labor Minister

Lawmakers Remove Labor MinisterLawmakers Remove Labor Minister

Minister of Cooperatives, Labour and Social Welfare Ali Rabiei, was removed from office by the Majlis on Wednesday, the latest shuffle in top economic posts as the government struggles to find effective solutions to its mounting economic troubles. In the 290-seat chamber 243 MPs were present. A total of 129 MPs voted for Rabiei’s ouster and 111 voted in his favor, IRNA reported. 


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