Raisi names veep, chief of staff

President Ebrahim Raisi on Sunday appointed “Mohammad Mokhber” as the first vice president.

President Ebrahim Raisi issued a decree on Sunday to appoint Dr. Mohammad Mokhber as the first vice president.

In a separate decree, Raisi also appointed “Gholamhossein Esmaeili” as the chief of the staff of the presidency.

The new Iranian president is yet to deliver the list of cabinet ministers to the Parliament contrary to the reports yesterday claiming that the president would hand over the list today.