World Bulletin/News Desk
Iranian President-elect Hassan Rowhani, who is to assume office on August 3 thanks to his first round election victory on June 14, has not completed the preparations for listing the new cabinet of the council of ministers yet.
Rowhani, who is supposed to announce the new cabinet at his oath-taking ceremony, has established several working commissions to determine the list of ministers.
Although the press insists on some specific names, Rowhani's office states that no name was decided and the list of ministerial cabinet may change until the oath ceremony.
Several names Rowhani met for the ministerial cabinet are as follows:
Vice President: Ishaq Jahangir
Interior Minister: Abdulreza Rahmani Fazli
Foreign Minister: Mohammad Javad Zarif
Oil Minister: Bicen Zengene
Intelligence Minister: Huccethulislam Mohsen Qomi
Minister of Economy: Ali Tayyibniya
Minister of Agriculture: Mahmoud Hucceti
Minister of Science, Research and Technology: Reza Maqnun
Minister of Transport and Communication: Abbas Ahundi
Minister of Health: Sayyed Hassan Hashimi
Minister of Education: Mohammed Ali Nacafi
Minister of Energy: Hamid Chitchiyan
Rowhani has to receive approval for the names offered to parliament.
However, the names offered for the ministries of Foreign, Interior, Intelligence, Defense, Irshad and Vice President must first be approved by Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah KhameneiLast Mod: 31 Temmuz 2013, 11:12