Ali-Asghar Fani

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Ali Asghar Fani (Persian: علی‌اصفر فانی‎) is an Iranian politician and former Minister of Education. He took the office as acting minister on 23 August 2013 after parliament rejected nominated Mohammad-Ali Najafi for the post. He was officially nominated for the post by President Hassan Rouhani and was voted for by the parliament.[2] He resigned from his position on 19 October 2016, as part of President Rouhai's cabinet reshuffling. He previously served as acting minister in 2005.

Ali Asghar Fani
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Minister of Education
In office
28 October 2013 – 19 October 2016
Acting: 23 August – 28 October 2013
PresidentHassan Rouhani
Preceded byHamid-Reza Haji Babaee
Succeeded byMohammad Bathaei (Acting)
In office
12 August 2005 – 8 November 2005
PresidentMahmoud Ahmadinejad
Preceded byMorteza Haji
Succeeded byMahmoud Farshidi
Personal details
Bornc. 1954 (age 66–67)
Tehran, Iran
Alma materUniversity of Tehran
Tarbiat Modares University