Aug 25, 2021 18:38 UTC
  • All but one nominated cabinet win vote of confidence from MPs

Lawmakers at Majlis cast their votes to the cabinet proposed by President Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi on Wednesday afternoon.

According to Mehr News Agency, Hojjat al-Islam Seyyed Esmaeil Khatib gained the trust of the MPs and became the next Intelligence Minister with 222 yes votes.

Also, Ehsan Khandouzi became the next Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance with 254 yes votes.

Hossein Amir-Abollahian became the next Minister of Foreign Affairs with 270 yes votes.

Bahram Ainallahi got 214 votes from the lawmakers to become the next Minister of Health and Medical Education.

Hojjatollah Abdolmaleki also became the next Minister of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare with 191 yes votes.

Seyyed Javad Sadatinejad became the next Agriculture Minister with 253 yes votes.

Amin Hossein Rahim gained 277 yes votes from the MPs to become the Minister of Justice.

Brigadier General Mohammadreza Ashtiani became the Minister of Defense and Armed Forces Logistics with 274 yes votes.

Rostam Qasemi became Minister of Roads and Urban Development with 267 votes.

Seyyed Reza Fatemi Amin won the 205 votes of confidence to become next Minister of Industry, Mine and Trade.

Mohammad Ali Zolfigol won 210 yes votes of confidence to become the Minister of Science, Research and Technology in the 13th government.

Mohammad Mehdi Esmaeili was elected as the Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance in the 13th administration of President Raeisi with 181 yes votes.

Ahmad Vahidi was elected as the Interior Minister with 266 votes in favor by the lawmakers.

Ezatullah Zarghami won 262 votes to become the Minister of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts.

Javad Owji became the Minister of Petroleum with 198 votes in favor.

Ali Akbar Mehrabian was elected as the next Minister of Energy with 220 votes in favor.

Seyyed Hamid Sajjadi was elected as the Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs with 165 yes votes.

Eisa Zarepour won 256 votes of confidence to take charge of Ministry of Communication & Information Technology.

Only, the nominated minister of Education Hossein Baghgoli failed to secure the necessary confidence votes from the lawmakers, while 18 other proposed minister won the votes of confidence at the parliament today.