President Rouhani proposes new nominee for sports ministry

Tehran, Nov 10, IRNA – President Hassan Rouhani, in a letter to the Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani on Sunday, introduced Mohammad Goodarzi as his proposed minister of sports and youth affairs.

President Rouhaniˈs nominee for the post, Nasrollah Sajjadi failed to win the vote of confidence of the Iranian Parliament this morning.

It was the third time that Majlis rejected the President’s candidate for the post.

Sajjadi managed to collect only 124 votes in his favor out of the overall 253 cast during the Majlis session.



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