Naser Seraj appointed as head of Iran’s General Inspection Office

Iran Materials 21 August 2013 18:27 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, Aug. 21 / Trend, N. Umid

The head of Iran's judiciary Sadiq Amoli Larijani has appointed Naser Seraj as the head of the General Inspection Office (GIO), Iranian state IRINN TV reported.

The GIO is subordinated to the Judiciary of Iran.

In accordance to the Iranian Constitution, GIO is in-charge for regular controlling and supervising executive bodies, military and disciplinary forces, state-run institutions and companies, municipalities and their subsidiaries, public notary chambers, foundations of public utility, revolutionary organs, and institutions whose financial resources totally or partially belong to the government.

It should be reminded that the former head of the GIO, Mostafa Pourmohammadi was appointed by President Hassan Rouhani as the Minister of Justice and was approved by Iranian parliament on 15 August.