Iran’s Parliament to Determine Powers of Candidates for Ministerial Positions

Politics Materials 2 August 2008 15:27 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, 2 August / Trend / Representatives of Iran's Supreme Council will determine the powers of candidates nominated for ministerial positions: Minister of Internal Affairs - Ali Kordan, Minister of Transport - Hamid Behbani, Minister of Economy - Shamsaddin Hosseinli, who were presented by country's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to the Parliament on 30 July, Iran's news agency IRNA reported.

Last week, Ahmadinejad sent a letter including the names of the aforementioned persons to the Speaker of Iranian Parliament Ali Larijani for consideration at the Parliament.

Ali Kordan and Hamid Behbani are close to the governing Usulgara coalition's wing criticizing the government.

Shamsaddin Hosseini is close to the governing coalition's wing supporting the government.

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