TEHRAN, Jul. 19 (Press Shia Agency) – Ayatollah Ahmad Jannati has been reelected as the chairman of the Guardian Council for the 25th consecutive year.
During the annual election of board of governors of the Guardian Council on Wednesday, Ayatollah Ahmad Jannati was re-elected as the Chairman, while Mohammadreza Alizadeh and Abbasali Kadkhodaei remained in their offices as deputy and spokesperson, respectively.
Ayatollah Jannati, a conservative politician and cleric, has been the Secretary of the Gaurdian Council since 1992. He was appointed as the chairman of Assembly of Experts in 2016, thus currently occupying two prominent posts in Iran’s political body which are in charge of choosing the Supreme Leader, and checking legislation approved by the Parliament with the Constitution and sharia, and approving the candidates in various elections.
The election for the Guardian Council board of governors takes place every year on the anniversary of the establishment of the Council.