Rouhani expected to reshuffle cabinet, name young ministers

September 30, 2018 - 1:30

TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani has called on the parliament to stop impeaching some ministers and give his administration time to reshuffle his cabinet and name younger ministers, the Hamshahri newspaper reported on Saturday.

This comes while lawmakers have voiced determination to impeach Industry and Trade Minister Mohammad Shariatmadari as well as Transport and Urban Development Ministers Abbas Akhoundi.

According to a number of lawmakers, Rouhani is expected to introduce some changes to his cabinet by the end of the week. They added that ministers of science and justice may also change.

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