|President Hassan Rouhani|
Political party Worker House
Education University of Tehran
|Preceded by Alireza Mahjoob|
Preceded by Asadollah Abbasi
Name Ali Rabiei
Residence Tehran, Iran
|Born 6 December 1955 (age 60)
Tehran, Iran (1955-12-06) |
Spouse(s) Narges Hosseinzadeh (1981–2007, her death)
Succeeded by Soheila Jolodarzadeh
Iran: Russian and Iranian labour ministers meet in Tehran
Ali Rabei (Persian: علی ربیعی, born 6 December 1955), also known by his cover name Ebad, is an Iranian politician and sociologist and the country's Minister of Labour. He was an adviser to the former President Mohammad Khatami from 1997 to 2005. On 4 August 2013, he was nominated for as minister of labour to the incumbent cabinet by Hassan Rouhani. He is also professor at Payame Noor University.
- Iran: Russian and Iranian labour ministers meet in Tehran
- Early life and education
- Political career
Early life and education
Ali Rabei was born on 6 December 1955 in Javadieh, Tehran. He graduated from University of Tehran with a degree in state management in the 1970s and became a technician at General Motors factory in Tehran. He was arrested by SAVAK in a labour strike in Ekbatan.
Following the Iranian Revolution, Rabei became a member of Islamic Republican Party and its labour branch head. Then, he was appointed by then Prime Minister Mehdi Bazargan as a member of labour law codification, a membership he held until present. He is one of the closets to the Mohammad Khatami. After Khatami's election, Rabei was one of his advisors for social affairs. He was also Khatami's representative at the Ministry of Intelligence in 2001. He was also the head of Presidential Secretariat and executive committee and Homeland Security Committee Propaganda of Supreme National Security Council under Hassan Rouhani from 2002 to 2005. After the election of Rouhani as president, he was nominated for the Minister of Labour. He was confirmed by the parliament on 15 August 2013.