Iran parliament approves new oil minister

Iran's parliament voted on Wednesday to approve Rostam Qasemi, a Revolutionary Guards commander, to be oil minister, speaker Ali Larijani announced.

Iran parliament approves new oil minister

Iran's parliament voted on Wednesday to approve Rostam Qasemi, a Revolutionary Guards commander, to be oil minister, speaker Ali Larijani announced.

Of the 246 lawmakers present, 216 voted in favour and 22 against, the others abstained, Larijani said in the parliamentary session broadcast live on state radio. Three other ministers were also approved, he said.

Reuters

Last Mod: 03 Ağustos 2011, 14:41
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