Homeyra Rigi named Iran’s ambassador to Brunei

January 1, 2019 - 21:14

TEHRAN – Homeyra Rigi has been appointed as Iran’s ambassador to Brunei, Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri announced on Tuesday.

Jahangiri made the announcement during a visit to Qasr-e Qand city, Sistan-Baluchestan province, Mehr reported.

Rigi has served as the governor of Qasr-e Qand since 2014. She had also served as the head of the welfare department of Chabahar. 

According to Jahangiri, Rigi has been among the successful governors in the Rouhani administration.

She was among a number of female governors appointed by President Hassan Rouhani in various provinces, under a plan to empower women in political and economic domains.