Appointment of Tavakkoli as deputy culture minister denied

October 3, 2009

TEHRAN -- Iranian Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance denied the appointment of actor of minor movies and TV series Hushang Tavakkoli as the Deputy Culture Minister for Artistic Affairs.

Culture Minister Mohammad Hosseini told ISNA that the minister’s assistants would be appointed in the near future after considering different views and suggestions.
The Islamic Republic of Iran News Agency (IRNA) and the Fars News Agency announced the appointment on Wednesday saying that it will officially be announced by the Culture Ministry on Saturday.