President in Majlis to defend science minister nominee

Tehran, Nov 26, IRNA – President Hassan Rouhani attended a Majlis (Parliament) session on Wednesday to defend the qualifications of his nominee for the post of minister of science, research and technology.
  President Rouhani, in a letter to Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani, proposed Dr. Mohammad Farhadi to lead the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology.

MPs have reportedly welcomed introduction of the proposed minister a day after Danesh Ashtiani, the fourth candidate for the position failed to receive a vote of confidence from Majlis.



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