Aug 14, 2017, 5:58 PM
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Zangeneh proposed for Petroleum Ministry

Tehran, Aug 14, IRNA – President Hassan Rouhani has picked Bijan Namdar Zangeneh as the next Petroleum Minister.

Majlis (Parliament) is to hold session to give confidence vote to the suggested ministers for the 12th government on Tuesday.

Part of Zangeneh qualifications is listed below:

1. Road and Urban Development Engineer
2. First Agricultural Jihad Minister of the country
3. Energy Minister
4. Petroleum Minister

Zangeneh has also outlined his main plans as follows:

1. Increasing oil production and exports
2. Increasing gas production in South Pars oil and gas field
3. Developing gas distribution network

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