MP names two possible candidates to replace Akhoundi

October 14, 2018 - 9:5

TEHRAN – Head of the Majlis Construction Committee has named Mashhad mayor and Tehran deputy mayor as two possible candidates to replace Transport and Urban Development Minister Abbas Akhoundi.

“Mashhad Mayor Qassemi Taqizadeh-Khamesi and Tehran Deputy Mayor Pirouz Hanachi are the possible candidates to be introduced to the parliament for Transport and Urban Development Ministry,” Mehr on Saturday quoted Mohammad-Reza Rezaei-Kouchi as saying.

He also said one of Akhoundi’s deputies might be named as acting transport and urban development minister until the president names the new minister.

MH/PA

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