Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Iran: Interior Min announces names of approved Pres. Election candidates

Source: IRNA

Tehran, May 21, IRNA – Islamic Republic of Iran Interior Ministry minutes ago Tuesday evening announced names of approved candidates by Guardians Council for upcoming 11th IRI Presidential Elections.

Secretary of Countryˈs Elections Headquarters Seyyed Soulat Mortazavi in an interview with IRNA announced, ˈAccording to Article 60 of Presidential Elections Law, the names of the eight approved candidates for the 11th Presidential Election of the 11th Islamic Republic Presidential Election, are hereby announced.ˈ

He added that the names in (Persian language) alphabetical order are as follows:

1. Saˈeid Jalili

2. Gholam-Ali Haddad Adel

3. Mohsen Rezaˈie

4. Hassan Rowhani

5. Mohammad-Reza Aref

6. Mohammad Qarazi

7. Mohammad-Baqer Qalibaf

8. Ali-Akbar Velayati