IRAN - Profile - Hossein Namazi.Aged 54, Namazi is minister of economy and finance, having succeeded Morteza Mohammadkhan. He is a prominent economist and academic, educated in Austria. Pragmatic and highly respected among Tehran's technocrats, Namazi is on very good terms with Mohsen Nourbakhsh Mohsen Nourbakhsh (18 May 1948 – 23 March 2003) was an Iranian economist, most famous as Governor of the Central Bank of Iran.
Born in Isfahan, Nourbakhsh got his bachelor degree from University of Tehran in economics, and he received his Master of Art and PHD from , the powerful Bank Markazi (central bank) governor. The Deputy Finance Minister is Mohammad Mehdi After completing his degree in 2001, Mehdi took up his passion for sculpture and pottery but decided to switch to fashion designing in 2002, by creating a small collection. Its success led to the launch of the label Mehdi in 2004. Navab, another moderate favouring foreign investments.
Eshaq Jahangiri Eshaq Jahangiri Kouhshahi (In Persian: اسحاق جهانگیری کوهشاهی) (born 1957 in Sirjan) is an Iranian politician. , minister of mines and metals since Aug. 12, 1997, is aged 42 and has a master's degree master's degree
An academic degree conferred by a college or university upon those who complete at least one year of prescribed study beyond the bachelor's degree.
Noun 1. in industrial management from the Sharif sha·rif
Variant of sherif. Industrial University. He is a pragmatist close to Khatami, having succeeded Mohammed Hossein Mahlouji who is a traditionalist close to Khamen'i. Jahangiri served in the construction crusade ministry in the 1980s. He was an MP before he became governor of Isfahan province in 1992.
Gholamreza Shafei, industry minister since Aug. 12, 1997, is a traditionalist who has succeeded Mohammad Reza Nematzadeh (see DT). Until Aug. 12, 1997, Shafei was minister of co-operatives appointed to that portfolio in August 1993 by then President Rafsanjani. He belongs to the so-called "Resalat Group", which is close to the bazaar merchants and constitutes a powerful lobby for a free market economy. But the group is strongly opposed to foreign investments in Iran. Born in Marand in 1951, Shafei has a master's degree in mechanical engineering from an Iranian university. He began his career in the Construction Crusade Organisation after Khomeini came to power in 1979. Later he worked at the Mustazefan Foundation. In Musavi's cabinet during the 1980s he was a minister of industry. Before the revolution, Shafei worked in one of the local factories. He was interned in·tern also in·terne
a. A student or a recent graduate undergoing supervised practical training.
b. in 1975 for having been involved in anti- shah activities. After the revolution, Shafei worked for the Isfahan steel mill and then held the following jobs: the Pars Dry Cell Factory; served various revolutionary institutions until 1981; member of the board of National Iranian Industries Organisation, its acting director and later its managing director; deputy industry minister; deputy minister of mines and metals for non-ferrous metals (early 1983); CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. of National Iranian Copper Industries Co.; industry minister (August 1984-August 1989).