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Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli

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President  Hassan Rouhani
Majority  57,947 (53.50%)
Preceded by  Mohammad-Reza Rahimi
Name  Abdolreza Fazli
Role  Iranian Politician
Constituency  Shirvan

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Preceded by  Mostafa Mohammad-Najjar
Party  Islamic Society of Engineers
Education  Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Tarbiat Modares University

Succeeded by  Amin Hosseini (Acting)

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Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli (Persian: عبدالرضا رحمانی فضلی‎‎; born 1959) is an Iranian conservative politician and interior minister of Hassan Rouhani's government. He was the president of Supreme Audit Court from 2008 to 2013.


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Early life and education

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Fazli was born in Shirvan in 1959. He is a graduate of Ferdowsi University of Mashhad. He also received a PhD in geography from Tarbiat Modarres University.


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Fazli served in different positions, including the head of the planning department, member of parliament, deputy chairman of Iranian National TV and Radio, deputy head of economic and international affairs at the ministry of interior. He was appointed secretary and deputy head of the Supreme National Security Council in October 2005. He was deputy of Ali Larijani in charge of the cultural, social and media affairs during the first presidential term of Mahmoud Ahmedinejad. Fazli resigned from post in November 2007 one month after the appointment of Saeed Jalili as the head of the council.

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In July 2008, Fazli was appointed as the president of the Supreme Audit Court. He was reappointed to the post in July 2012 for further four years.

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In late July 2013, the Mehr news agency reported that Fazli is the only candidate for interior minister at the cabinet of President Hassan Rouhani. Fazli was nominated by Rouhani for the post on 4 August. He was confirmed by the Parliament on 15 August, replacing Mostafa Mohammad-Najjar in the post. Fazli was given 256 for votes and 19 against votes, while 9 members of the Parliament did not attend the session. On 24 August 2013 President Rouhani additionally appointed Fazli Secretary General of Drug Control Headquarters.

Views and alliances

Fazli is a conservative politician and long-term associate of Ali Larijani, parliament speaker.


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