The Leader of Islamic Ummah and Oppressed People Imam Seyed Ali Khamenei on Wednesday reinstated Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani in his post as the chairmen of Iran’s Expediency Council for a new 5-year term.
In his decree, The Leader of Islamic Ummah and Oppressed People Imam Seyed Ali Khamenei praised the Council for its good performance during the last 5 years and appointed members to the Council for a new 5-year term.
The Leader expressed the hope that the measures adopted by the Council during the last 5 years would yield good results and produce benefits for all the Iranian people.
The Expediency Council is an administrative assembly appointed by the Supreme Leader and was created upon the revision to the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran on February 6, 1988. It was set up to resolve differences between the parliament and the Guardian Council.
What follows is a list of the individuals reinstated or appointed by the Leader of Islamic Ummah and Oppressed People Imam Seyed Ali Khamenei as the members of the Expediency Council for a new five-year term:
A- Heads of the three branches of power
B- Guardian Council jurisprudents
C- Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council
D- Minister or Head of the body who case is under discussion at the Expediency Council
E- Chairman of the relevant Parliament Commission (whose commission is engaged in the case under discussion at the Expediency Council
Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
Ebrahim Amini Najafabadi
Seyed Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi
Mohammad Ali Movahedi Kermani
Ali Akbar Nateq Nouri
Ghorbanali Dorri Najafabadi
Gholam Hossein Mohseni
Mahmoud Mohammadi Araqi
Gholam Reza Mesbahi Moqaddam
Gholam Reza Aqazadeh
Ali Aqa Mohammadi
Mohammad Javad Iravani
Mohammad Reza Bahonar
Gholam Ali Haddad Adel
Davoud Danesh Jafari
Mohammad Hossein Saffar Harandi
Habibollah Asgar Oladi
Mohammad Reza Aref
Seyed Hassan Firouzabadi
Seyed Mostafa Mir Salim
Seyed Morteza Nabavi
Ali Akbar Velayati