New director appointed for IRIB

May 11, 2016

TEHRAN – Abdol-Ali Ali-Asgari was appointed as the new director of Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) on Sunday.

The appointment was announced by the office of Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei after he accepted the resignation of former director Mohammad Sarafraz, who held the position since November 2014.

Based on the Constitution of Iran, the managing director of IRIB is selected by the Leader of the Islamic Revolution.

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