Oct 27, 2013, 8:42 AM
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President Rouhani in parliament to defend his proposed ministers

Tehran, Oct 27, IRNA – President Hassan Rouhani arrived in Majlis Sunday morning to defend his three nominees for the ministries of Education; Science, Research and Technology; and the Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs.

The President was welcomed by First Vice-Speaker of Majlis Mohammad Hassan Abutorabi-Fard.

He is accompanied by First Vice-President Ishaq Jahangiri and a number of members of the Iranian cabinet.

President Rouhani, in a letter to the Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani on October 20, proposed Reza Faraji Dana, Ali Asghar Fani and Reza Salehi Amiri as ministers of Science, Research and Technology, Education and Sports and Youth Affairs respectively.

Fani and Salehi Amiri are presently acting as caretakers of the two ministries of Education and Sports and Youth Affairs.