Open main menu

Mohammad-Ali Afshani (Persian: سید محمدعلی افشانی‎; born 1960, Dehdasht, Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province) is an Iranian politician who was the mayor of Tehran from May to November 2018. Afshani was elected Mayor by the Islamic City Council of Tehran on 13 May 2018, with 19 out of 21 votes in favor, succeeding the interim mayor Samiollah Hosseini Makarem on 16 May. He was previously the governor of Fars Province from 17 July 2015 to 13 September 2017.[1]

Mohammad-Ali Afshani
Mohammad-Ali Afshani 2018.jpg
Mayor of Tehran
In office
16 May 2018 – 17 November 2018
Preceded byMohammad-Ali Najafi
Succeeded byPirouz Hanachi
Governor of Fars Province
In office
17 July 2015 – 13 September 2017
PresidentHassan Rouhani
Preceded byMohammad Ahmadi
Succeeded byIsmail Tabadar
Personal details
Born1960 (age 58–59)
Dehdasht, Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province, Iran
Political partyNational Trust Party


  1. ^ "Tehran City Council Elects New Reformist Mayor", Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 13 March 2018, retrieved 18 May 2018
Civic offices
Preceded by
Samiollah Hosseini Makarem (acting)
Mayor of Tehran
Succeeded by
Pirouz Hanachi