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Agriculture min. survives impeachment

Agriculture min. survives impeachment

TEHRAN, Mar. 14 (Press Shia Agency) – Rouhani’s third minister impeached by Parliament, Minister of Agriculture Mahmoud Hojjati, managed to regain vote of confidence by narrow margin.During the Parl. session on Wednesday morning that lasted through noon, 117 lawmakers voted against Hojjati’s impeachment, 105 in favor of impeachment and 7 in abstention, following a quite uncontroversial...

Road min. survives another no-confidence vote

Road min. survives another no-confidence vote

TEHRAN, Mar. 13 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Minister of Roads and Urban Development Abbas Akhoundi managed to win the vote of confidence of the members of parliament after a session of tense of impeachment.During the afternoon meeting of Iranian parliament on Tuesday, 92 lawmakers voted in favor of Akhoundi’s impeachment, 152 against and 2 in abstention. According to law, votes in...

Road minister impeachment to be held on Tues. afternoon

Road minister impeachment to be held on Tues. afternoon

TEHRAN, Mar. 13 (Press Shia Agency) – Out of the three ministers called for impeachment, Minister of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare, Ali Rabiei, survived the prosecution and the two others are to get through it on Tuesday afternoon.After the open meeting of impeachment of Minister of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare, Ali Rabiei, was concluded on Tuesday noon under the chair of...

Parliament impeaches labor minister

Parliament impeaches labor minister

TEHRAN, Mar. 13 (Press Shia) – Ali Rabiei is the first minister of Rouhani’s second-term cabinet that was impeached by parliament today, seven months after he took over the Ministry of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare.The Parliament convened Tuesday morning with 223 lawmakers to impeach Minister of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare, Ali Rabiei, over his poor performance regarding...

Labor minister survives impeachment ‘in a tie’

Labor minister survives impeachment ‘in a tie’

TEHRAN, Mar. 13 (Press Shia Agency) – Minister of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare, Ali Rabiei, has survived his impeachment by a hair’s breadth as half of the lawmakers voted against his leaving his position.124 lawmakers voted in favor of Rabiei’s impeachment, 126 against and 2 in abstention. According to law, votes in abstention for impeachment sessions are considered as votes...

Roads minister to be impeached over plane crash

Roads minister to be impeached over plane crash

TEHRAN, Feb. 20 (Press Shia Agency) – Spokesperson of Parliament Civil and Development Commission Sodeyf Badri revealed the impeachment of the Minister of Roads and Urban Development Abbas Akoundi. The impeachment of the roads minister came after a plane belonging to Aseman Airline, heading from Tehran to Yasuj, crashed a couple of days ago in Mt. Dena of Zagros mountain ranges, near Semirom in...

Agriculture min. facing impeachment over rising prices

Agriculture min. facing impeachment over rising prices

TEHRAN, Dec. 26 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian MP representing Ardabil constituency reported on Tuesday that agriculture minister’s impeachment is likely due to recent increases in the prices of meat, chicken, and eggs.Ardabil representative Sodeif Badri said that due to mismanagement in the agricultural sector of the country, the impeachment process of the Minister of Agriculture Mr. Mahmoud...

Akhundi to serve as minister: Parl. decides

Akhundi to serve as minister: Parl. decides

TEHRAN, Feb. 19 (Press Shia) – Abbas Akhundi has received vote of confidence for the second time from Parliament which had been fervent in impeaching him.On Sunday’s afternoon session of the Parliament, MPs voted on impeachment; Akhundi received 176 Yeas, 74 Nays and 5 abstentions from a total of 257 MPs who cast their vote. Akhundi is one of the rare ministers who survives two impeachment...

Parl. impeachment session: case being heard

Parl. impeachment session: case being heard

TEHRAN, Feb. 19 (Press Shia Agency) – Parliament Sunday session has decided to impeach Abbas Akhundi, Minister of Road and Urban Planning.The draft prepared by MPs who support impeachment included 13 points they believe are sufficient for an impeachment. On Sunday morning, Mr. Akhundi came to open session to respond to criticism of his conduct in the ministry. A total of 206 MPs participate in...