Majlis to debate qualification of proposed minister of youth and sports

Tehran, Nov 15, IRNA – Majlis on Sunday will examine qualification of Mahmoud Goudarzi, the nominee for the cabinet portfolio for the Youth and Sports.
 Goudarzi has been the dean of Tehran University’s Faculty for Physical Education since 2008.

Three nominees for the portfolio have failed to receive vote of confidence from the parliament so far.

Nasrollah Sajjadi failed to gain vote of confidence last week, with 107 votes against, 124 in favor and 22 abstentions out of the 253 votes cast by the MPs.

On October 27, Reza Salehi Amiri, another candidate for the post failed to receive vote of confidence from the parliament.

Massoud Soltanifar the first choice of President Hassan Rouhani could not recieve the Majlis’ vote of confidence on August 14.



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