Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli
Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli (Persian: عبدالرضا رحمانی فضلی; born 1959) is an Iranian conservative politician and interior minister of Hassan Rouhani's government. He was the president of Supreme Audit Court from 2008 to 2013.
Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli
Rahmani Fazli in 2018
|Minister of Interior|
|Assumed office |
15 August 2013
|Preceded by||Mostafa Mohammad-Najjar|
|President of the Supreme Audit Court|
2 July 2008 – 15 August 2013
|Preceded by||Mohammad-Reza Rahimi|
|Succeeded by||Amin Hosseini (Acting)|
|Member of the Parliament of Iran|
28 May 1992 – 28 May 1996
|Born||1959 (age 59–60)|
|Alma mater||Ferdowsi University of Mashhad|
Tarbiat Modares University
Early life and educationEdit
Fazli served in different positions, including the head of the planning department, member of parliament, deputy chairman of Iranian National TV and Radio, deputy head of economic and international affairs at the ministry of interior. He was appointed secretary and deputy head of the Supreme National Security Council in October 2005. He was deputy of Ali Larijani in charge of the cultural, social and media affairs during the first presidential term of Mahmoud Ahmedinejad. Fazli resigned from post in November 2007 one month after the appointment of Saeed Jalili as the head of the council.
In late July 2013, the Mehr news agency reported that Fazli is the only candidate for interior minister at the cabinet of President Hassan Rouhani. Fazli was nominated by Rouhani for the post on 4 August. He was confirmed by the Parliament on 15 August, replacing Mostafa Mohammad-Najjar in the post. Fazli was given 256 for votes and 19 against votes, while 9 members of the Parliament did not attend the session. On 24 August 2013 President Rouhani additionally appointed Fazli Secretary General of Drug Control Headquarters.
Views and alliancesEdit
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| President of the Supreme Audit Court
| Minister of Interior