Mohammad Hashemi Rafsanjani

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Mohammad Hashemi Rafsanjani
Deputy Leader of Executives of Construction Party
In office
4 December 1996 – 4 May 2011
Leader Gholamhossein Karbaschi
Mohammad-Ali Najafi
Preceded by None
Succeeded by Hossein Marashi
Leader of Executives of Construction Party
In office
4 March 1996 – 4 December 1996
Preceded by None
Succeeded by Gholamhossein Karbaschi
Head of Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB)
In office
1981 – March 1994
Preceded by Sadegh Ghotbzadeh
Succeeded by Ali Larijani
Personal details
Born (1940-12-09) December 9, 1940 (age 73)
Kerman, Iran
Alma mater UC Berkeley
Religion Shia Islam

Mohammad Hashemi Rafsanjani (also Mohammad Hashemi) is an Iranian politician who has been a member of the Expediency Discernment Council since 1997. He served as vice president in charge of executive affairs during the presidency of his older brother, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, and later under President Mohammad Khatami. He was also the head of Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting.[1] He was in office for 13 years and replaced by Ali Larijani in the post.[2] Mohammad Hashemi is an alumnus of UC Berkeley.

References[edit]

  1. ^ RFE/RL Iran Report 15 March 1999, Volume 2, Number 11
  2. ^ Feuilherade, Peter (1 April 1994). "Iran: media and the message". The Middle East. Retrieved 19 June 2013. 

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