Seyed Parviz Fattah (Persian: سید پرویز فتاح) is an Iranian conservative politician, former member of Revolutionary Guard and former minister of energy in Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's first cabinet from 2005 to 2009. He is currently head of Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation.
|President of the Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation|
|Assumed office |
5 April 2015
|Appointed by||Ali Khamenei|
|Preceded by||Hossein Anvari|
|Minister of Energy|
17 August 2005 – 2 August 2009
|Preceded by||Habibollah Bitaraf|
|Succeeded by||Majid Namjoo|
Parviz Fattah Gharabaghi
c. 1961 (age 57–58)
Qarah Bagh, Urmia, Iran
|Political party||Front of Islamic Revolution Stability|
|Alma mater||Sharif University of Technology|
Amirkabir University of Technology
Imam Hussein University
|Years of service||1980–2005; 2009–2015|
|Unit||Khatam-al Anbiya Headquarters|
Early life and educationEdit
Born in Urmia in 1961, he has license of Civil engineering from Sharif University of Technology, a master's degree in systems engineering from Amirkabir University of Technology in Tehran and PhD from Imam Hossein University in Tehran.
Fattah was appointed energy minister in 2005 and approved by the Majlis with 194 votes in favor. He was in office until 2009. Then he became the executive director of the foundation, Bonyad Taavon Sepah, which is the IRGC's cooperative foundation He was also named deputy commander of the IRGC's construction body, Khatam ol Anbia.
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