President Rouhani in parliament’s confidence vote session for three proposed ministers

Tehran, Nov 1, IRNA – President Hassan Rouhani arrived in the parliament Tuesday morning to take part in its confidence vote session for three proposed ministers.

The parliamentarians are to cast their votes for or against the ministers proposed by President Rouhani to take over ministries of Education, Culture and Islamic Guidance and Sports and Youth Affairs.

First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri and a number of cabinet members are accompanying the president.

President Rouhani informed the parliament last week of his choices for the three ministries.

He proposed Reza Salehi Amiri for the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance, Masoud Soltanifar for the Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs and Fakhreddin Ahmadi Danesh Ashtiani for the Ministry of Education.

Ali Jannati, Mahmoud Goudarzi and Ali Asghar Fani served in the posts respectively before their resignation.