Ministry of Cooperatives (Iran)

The Ministry of Cooperatives (Persian: وزارت تعاون‎, Vâzart-e T'avân) established in 1991 was an Iranian government body responsible for the oversight of Cooperative business in Iran. The Ministry of Cooperatives was merged with the Ministry of Labour and Ministry of Social Welfare in 2011.

Ministry of Cooperatives
وزارت تعاون
Agency overview
Superseding agency
JurisdictionIslamic Republic of Iran
WebsiteOfficial Website

Notable peopleEdit

Former and first Minister of Ministry of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare Reza Sheykoleslam was a governor of Hormozgan Province .[1]

The last minister of Ministry of Cooperatives before its merger with Ministry of Labor and Ministry of Social Welfare Mohammad Abbasi is the most successful minister of sports with 4 gold, 5 silver and 3 bronze medals.

Former Vice Minister of Ministry of Cooperatives Bahman Salehi currently manages the renewable energy corporation SUNIR.[2]

Former General Director of Planning of Ministry of Cooperatives Alireza Nasiri is the founder of online degree programs in Iran and involved in commercial forestation in Iran.[3]

Former Minister of Ministry of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare Asadollah Abbasi is a parliamentary representative for Rudsar.[4]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Iran's parliament dismisses labor minister over controversial appointment". Fox News. 3 February 2013. Retrieved 26 March 2017.
  2. ^ "Sunir - Home". Retrieved 26 March 2017.
  3. ^ "ایران پالونیا". Retrieved 26 March 2017.
  4. ^ "Apps - Access My Library - Gale". Retrieved 26 March 2017.

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