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Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 8
By Emil Ilgar – Trend:
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani presented to the Parliament a list of 17 ministers of his new Cabinet for the second term of presidency, IRNA reported Aug. 8.
The new list differs from the previously proposed Cabinet, while no woman is in the list of the ministers.
List of ministers:
Bijan Namdar Zanganeh – oil minister
Mohammad Javad Zarif – foreign minister
Masoud Karbasian – finance minister (new)
Mahmoud Alawi – intelligence minister
Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi – minister of information and communications technology (new)
Mohammad Bathaei – minister of education (new)
Hassan Hashemi – minister of health and medical education (new)
Ali Rabeei – minister of cooperatives, labour and social welfare
Mahmoud Hojjati – minister of agriculture
Alireza Avaei – minister of justice (new)
Amir Hatami – minister of defence (new)
Abbas Akhoundi – minister of roads and urban development
Mohammad Shariatmadari – minister of industries and business (new)
Abbas Salehi – minister of culture and Islamic guidance (new)
Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli – minister of interior
Habibollah Bitaraf – minister of energy (new)
Masoud Soltanifar – minister of youth affairs and sports
The name of proposed minister of science, research and technology is not included in the list and would be announced later.