Government of Asadollah Alam (1963–64)

The second government formed by Prime Minister Asadollah Alam was inaugurated on 19 February 1963.[1] It replaced the first government of Alam which ended on 18 February when he submitted his resignation to the Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi.[1] The cabinet lasted for nearly thirteen months until March 1964 when Asadollah Alam resigned from the office.[2][3] It was succeeded by the cabinet of Hassan Ali Mansur.[2][3]

Government of Asadollah Alam (1963–1964)
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Cabinet of Pahlavi Iran
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Prime Minister Asadollah Alam
Date formed19 February 1963 (1963-02-19)
Date dissolvedMarch 1964 (1964-03)
People and organisations
Head of stateMohammad Reza Pahlavi
Head of governmentAsadollah Alam
Total no. of members16
Member partyPeople's Party
History
PredecessorFirst Government of Asadollah Alam
SuccessorGovernment of Hassan Ali Mansur

List of ministersEdit

The cabinet was consisted of the following sixteen members:[1]

Portfolio Minister Took office Left office Party
Prime Minister19 February 1963March 1964 People's Party
Minister of War19 February 1963March 1964 Military
Minister of Foreign Affairs19 February 1963March 1964 
Minister of Agriculture19 February 19639 March 1963 
12 March 1963March 1964 Military
Minister of Interior
Mahdi Pirastih
19 February 1963March 1964 
Minister of Labor19 February 1963March 1964 
Minister of Telegraph and Telephone
Hushang Samii
19 February 1963March 1964 
Minister of Finance19 February 1963March 1964 Independent
Minister of Roads
Nasrollah Moinian
19 February 1963March 1964 
Minister of Justice19 February 1963March 1964 
Minister of Health19 February 1963March 1964 Military
Minister of Education19 February 1963March 1964 Independent
Minister of Economy19 February 1963March 1964 Independent
Minister of State19 February 1963March 1964 
Minister of State
Gholam Hossein Khoshbin
19 February 1963March 1964 
Minister of State19 February 1963March 1964 People's Party

Reshuffles and next cabinetEdit

Minister of Agriculture Hasan Arsanjani resigned from the office on 9 March 1963 and was replaced by Ismail Riahi.[1][4] In fact, Arsanjani was forced to resign from the office and was appointed ambassador to Italy immediately after his resignation.[5]

Six cabinet members were appointed to the incoming cabinet of Hassan Ali Mansour.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Chronology September 16, 1962-March 15, 1963". The Middle East Journal. 17 (1–2): 113. Winter–Spring 1963. JSTOR 4323557.
  2. ^ a b "Hoveyda, Amir-Abbas". Encyclopædia Iranica.
  3. ^ a b c "Alam steps out as Iran primer". The New York Times. Tehran. 8 March 1964.
  4. ^ Hooshmand Mirfakhraei (1984). The Imperial Iranian armed forces and the revolution of 1978-1979 (PhD thesis). State University of New York at Buffalo. p. 146. OCLC 12037858. ProQuest 303350420.
  5. ^ Michael J. Willcocks (2015). Agent or Client: Who Instigated the White Revolution of the Shah and the People in Iran, 1963 (PhD thesis). University of Manchester. p. 194.

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