Ruhol-Amini elected House of Parties chief

April 13, 2019

TEHRAN – Abdolhossein Ruhol-Amini was elected on Saturday as the new chairman of Iran’s House of Parties during the first meeting of its central council in the new Iranian year.

Ruhol-Amini was elected between two principlist nominees with 9 votes, defeating Hassan Qafourifard who received 7 votes, IRNA reported.

During the meeting, it was decided that the leadership of the organization in the current year be elected from among the principlists and in the next two years from among the independents and reformists.

The House of Parties is a non-governmental organization consisting of legal and registered political parties.

MH/PA

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