Azerbaijan, Baku, Aug. 12/ Trend N. Umid
Iranian president Hassan Rouhani has appointed two Vice presidents, Fars News Agency reported.
Mohammad Bagher Nobakht was appointed as vice President for planning and strategic supervision and Mrs.Elham Aminzadeh as Vice President for Legal Affairs.
Nobakht is secretary general for Moderation and Development Party. He was MP for four consecutive terms. Nobakht also served as the spokesman for Hassan Rouhani presidential campaign, 2013, He is Deputy Head of Economic Research Department at the Center for Strategic Research.
Aminzadeh is first woman appointee of Rouhani. She was member of Iran's parliament Committee on National Security and Foreign Policy in 7th term of parliament. She has PhD in Law from University of Glasgow.
Rohani had previously appointed Morteza Bank as Vice President for Executive Affairs and Eshaq Jahangiri as first vice president and Mohammad Nahavandian as the head of Presidential Office.
Earlier today, Rouhani was speaking at the country's parliament, defending his list of candidates for the ministries' posts.
It should be noted that Rouhani's nominees will be discussed and assessed by the parliament on Aug. 15, after which the decision will be made on which candidates have been approved.
Rouhani won the presidential elections in Iran on June 14, securing over 50 percent of total votes in the country. On August 4, he went through the swearing-in ceremony, and was officially pronounced the new president of Iran.
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