Ali Abdolalizadeh

Ali Abdolalizadeh (Persian: علی عبدالعلی‌زاده‎) is an Iranian reformist politician who held office as the Minister of Housing and Urban Development under President Mohammad Khatami.[2]

Ali Abdolalizadeh
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Abdolalizadeh in 2002
Minister of Housing and Urban Development
In office
20 August 1997 – 24 August 2005
PresidentMohammad Khatami
Preceded byAbbas Ahmad Akhoundi
Succeeded byMohammad Saeedikia
Governor of East Azerbaijan
In office
20 August 1992 – 19 August 1997
Preceded byAkbar Parhizgar
Succeeded byYahya Mohammadzadeh
Member of the Parliament of Iran
In office
28 May 1984 – 28 May 1992
Majority94,509 (51%)[1]
Personal details
Born1955 (age 65–66)[2]
Urmia, Iran[2]
Political partyExecutives of Construction Party[3][4]
Alma materUniversity of Tabriz
ProfessionCivil engineer[2]

He represented his hometown Urmia in the Iranian Parliament from 1984 to 1992 and East Azerbaijan Province from 1992 to 1997.[2]


  1. ^ Profile
  2. ^ a b c d e Buchta, Wilfried (2000), Who rules Iran?: the structure of power in the Islamic Republic, Washington DC: The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, The Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, p. 40, 180, ISBN 0-944029-39-6
  3. ^ Shahrokh Vaziri (2000), "Dominant groups and the Islamic Political Game in Iran" (PDF), Center for the Iranian Studies, Books of the CEDI (1), p. 7, archived from the original (PDF) on 30 July 2017, retrieved 5 May 2017
  4. ^ Safa Haeri (14 August 2000), "Proposed Cabinet Shows khatami on the same Road as his Predecessor", Iran Press Service, retrieved 5 May 2017