Jan 30, 2014, 7:18 PM
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Soltanifar appointed as new ICHHTO head

Tehran, Jan 30, IRNA – President Hassan Rouhani in a decree on Thursday appointed Masoud Soltanifar as his deputy and head of Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO).

In the decree, President Rouhani cited Soltanifar's valuable experiences and scientific background as reasons for his appointment to the post.

The president hoped that Soltanifar would be successful in carryin out his duties under his new position.

President Rouhani also appreciated the valuable services of Mohammad Najafi as former ICHHTO head.

Najafi resigned from his post as the head of on Thursday.

President Rouhani accepted the resignation and appointed Najafi and presidential advisor and secretary of economic coordination headquarters.