Health Minister Resigns

By John Lee.

President Hassan Rouhani has reportedly accepted the resignation of Minister for Health Hassan Qazizadeh Hashemi (pictured).

Hashemi resigned following a disagreement over proposed cuts to health spending.

According to Iran’s PressTV, Rouhani appointed Saeed Namaki as acting Minister.

(Source: PressTV)

(Picture credit: Tasnim, under Creative Commons licence)

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