Asadollah Abbasi

Asadollah Abbasi (born 1961) is an Iranian conservative politician who currently serves as the governor of Gilan Province, since October 2021.

Asadollah Abbasi
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Governor-general of Gilan
Assumed office
20 October 2021
PresidentEbrahim Raisi
Preceded byArsalan Zare
Minister of Cooperatives, Labour and Social Welfare
In office
5 May 2013 – 15 August 2013
Acting: 4 February 2013 – 5 May 2013
PresidentMahmoud Ahmadinejad
Preceded byAbdolreza Sheykholeslami
Succeeded byAli Rabii
Member of the Parliament of Iran
In office
28 May 2016 – 26 May 2020
Preceded byMohammad-Mahdi Rahbari
Succeeded byMohammad Safari
ConstituencyRudsar and Amlash
Majority40,345 (37.07%)
In office
27 May 2004 – 26 May 2012
Preceded byDavoud Hassanzadegan
Succeeded byMohammad-Mahdi Rahbari
ConstituencyRudsar and Amlash
Majority34,259 (32.58%) (8th term)
28,373 (35.69%) (7th term)
Personal details
Bornc. 1961 (age 59–60)
Halu Kaleh, Rudsar County, Iran
NationalityIranian
Political partyYEKTA Front
Alma materSRBIAU[1]
WebsiteOfficial website

Early life and educationEdit

Abbasi was born in 1961.[2] He holds a degree in education.[2] He received a PhD degree from Islamic Azad University.[2]

CareerEdit

Abbasi is a member of the Majlis or Parliament, being a representative of Rudsar.[3] He served as a member of Parliament’s education and research committee.[4] Then he became the deputy head of the committee.[5] Abbasi was named as deputy to then labor minister Abdolreza Sheykholeslami.[6] On 3 February 2013, Sheykholeslam was sacked by the president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Abbasi was appointed acting labor minister.[6]

On 24 April, Ahmedinejad proposed him as the minister of labor.[7] Abbasi was approved as the minister by the Majlis on 5 May.[8][9] Abbasi's term ended on 15 August 2013 and he was replaced by Ali Rabii in the post.[10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Biography
  2. ^ a b c "Selecting Dr. Asadollah Abbasi to incumbency Ministry of Cooperation". Jam Petrochemical Complex. 23 June 2013. Retrieved 1 July 2013.
  3. ^ "Highlights of Iran parliamentary session". BBC. 21 August 2009. Retrieved 17 February 2013.
  4. ^ Worth, Robert F. (20 August 2009). "Ahmadinejad Submits a Cabinet of Acolytes". The New York Times. Dubai. Retrieved 17 February 2013.
  5. ^ "Highlights of Iran parliamentary session". BBC. 24 July 2009. Retrieved 17 February 2013.
  6. ^ a b "Ahmadinejad replaced Minister of Labour impeached and fired by Majlis with his deputy !". Lenz Iran. 4 February 2012. Archived from the original on 8 February 2013. Retrieved 17 February 2013.
  7. ^ "Programme summary of Iranian Tehran Province TV news 1400 gmt 24 April 13". BBC Monitoring International Reports. 25 April 2013. Retrieved 26 July 2013.
  8. ^ "Asadollah Abbasi approved as minister after Ahmadinejad speech in Majlis". Lenz Iran. Archived from the original on 15 May 2013. Retrieved 28 June 2013.
  9. ^ "Programme summary of Iranian TV news 1630 gmt 5 May 2013". BBC Monitoring International Reports. 5 May 2013. Retrieved 26 July 2013.
  10. ^ "Iranian Parliament Gives Vote of Confidence to Majority of Rouhani's Proposed Ministers". Fars News. 15 August 2013. Archived from the original on 1 October 2015. Retrieved 15 August 2013.