Leader names Amoli Larijani as Expediency Council chief

December 30, 2018 - 19:24

TEHRAN – In a decree issues on Sunday, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has appointed Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani as chairman of the Expediency Council and a member of the Guardian Council’s jurists.

Larijani replaces Ayatollah Seyyed Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi who passed away at the age of 70 on December 24.

Ayatollah Amoli Larijani is currently Judiciary chief.

NA/PA

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