Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Fatemeh Alia

From the Khaleej Times:
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad nominated another woman for the post of education minister after his first choice, also a female, failed to win the support of parliament, a report said.

Ahmadinejad also proposed a new energy minister after his first pick likewise failed to muster enough support from MPs, the Mehr news agency said.

‘This afternoon (Sunday) the president presented Mrs. Fatemeh Alia and Mr. Ali Zabihi in an official letter to the parliament as his nominees for the education and energy ministries,’ respectively, a member of the parliament presiding board Hamid Reza Hajibabai was quoted by as saying by Mehr.

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