Government names four new provincial governors

November 29, 2018

TEHRAN – The cabinet members on Wednesday voted to elect four new governors for provinces of Mazandaran, North Khorasan, East Azarbaijan and South Khorasan, Mehr reported.

During the cabinet meeting, headed by President Hassan Rouhani, Ahmad Hossein-Zadegahn, Mohammad-Ali Shojaee, Mohammad-Reza Pour-Mohammadi and Mohammad-Sadeq Motamedian were appointed as governors of the aforementioned provinces respectively.

It comes as the law on prohibition of the employment of retirees goes into effect. The law is part of the plan to employ the younger generations in top state jobs.

MH/PA

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