Hanachi confirmed as Tehran Mayor

November 28, 2018 - 17:4

TEHRAN — Pirouz Hanachi, who was elected as the mayor of Tehran by the city council on November 13, was finally confirmed by the Interior Ministry on Wednesday.

He had served as deputy housing minister for architecture and urban development from 2001 to 2005. 

Hanachi replaced Mohammad Ali Afshani, who had to give up office as per a newly adopted law which bans employment of the retired. 

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