Bitaraf likely to head Energy Ministry once more

August 7, 2017 - 11:29

TEHRAN – Habibollah Bitaraf has been settled as President Hassan Rouhani’s choice for the post of energy minister, ISNA reported on Sunday.

The news agency quoted an informed source as saying Rouhani will propose Bitaraf for the position to the Majlis.

Bitaraf was energy minister for 8 years during the Mohammad Khatami presidency.

He is a University of Tehran alumnus. During his term as energy minister, many huge national projects such as numerous power plants and dam construction projects were launched.