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Mahmoud Farshidi

Mahmoud Farshidi is an Iranian politician and the Minister of Education of Iran from 2005 to 2008. He was nominated for the post on the 2 November 2005 by president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. There was some controversy over the appointment due to his lack of experience.[1] He was approved by the Iranian legislative on the 9 November by 136 votes to 91.[2]

He is a former writer for the conservative Resalat newspaper.

Preceded by
Morteza Haji
Education minister of Iran
2005–2008
Succeeded by
Alireza Ali Ahmadi

References

  1. ^ http://www.rferl.org/featuresarticle/2005/11/8ec6e41b-7aff-4dac-9c4e-8e2c7dde32d8.html Iran still seeking a stable government
  2. ^ http://www.globalsecurity.org/wmd/library/news/iran/2005/iran-051109-rferl03.htm Iran's president wins three cabinet picks, withdraws fourth

External links

  • Article by Mahmoud Farshidi in Resalat newspaper in 2003


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