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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
Succeeded by
Alireza Ali Ahmadi


  1. ^ Iran still seeking a stable government
  2. ^ Iran's president wins three cabinet picks, withdraws fourth

External links

  • Article by Mahmoud Farshidi in Resalat newspaper in 2003

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