Mohsen Qomi

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Mohsen Qomi is an Iranian cleric, politician and a member of the Assembly of Experts.

Career[edit]

Qomi is a cleric and has the title of Hojjatal Islam.[1] He is a member of the board of trustees of the Islamic Coalition Society.[2] He has been a member of the Assembly of Experts, representing Tehran.[3] He was also elected to the fourth assembly in 2011, again representing Tehran.[4][5]

Until his resignation in January 2006 Qomi was the director of the Supreme Leader Khamanei's representative office in the Iranian universities.[6] The same date he was named a member to the high council of cultural revolution and also the council of the representative office in the Iranian universities.[6] He has also been serving as the deputy head of the Supreme Leader's office on international affairs and communications.[7] Qomi and Rahim Safavi, military advisor to the Supreme Leader Khamenei, oversee the Iranian nuclear bomb progress.[8]

In late July 2013, the Mehr news agency reported that he was the only candidate for the intelligence minister at the cabinet of newly-elect president Hassan Rouhani.[1] However, not Qomi but Mahmoud Alavi was nominated for the post on 4 August.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Iran News Round Up 29 July 2013". Iran News Tracker. 29 July 2013. Retrieved 1 August 2013. 
  2. ^ Paola Rivetti (February 2012). "Student movements in the Islamic Republic: Shaping Iran’s politics through the campus" (Chaillot Papers). In Rouzbeh Parsi. Iran: A revolutionary republic in transition. Paris: e Institute for Security Studies (EUISS). 
  3. ^ "Islamic Republic of Iran Members of Assembly of Experts". Iran Online. Retrieved 1 August 2013. 
  4. ^ Jesse, Eric (August 2011). "Forecasting the Future of Iran" (PhD Thesis). e Pardee RAND Graduate School. Santa Monica. Retrieved 1 August 2013. 
  5. ^ "Iran Assembly of Experts' election results announced". Iran Focus. 18 December 2006. Retrieved 1 August 2013. 
  6. ^ a b "Leader Appoints New Director of Representative Office in Universities". AhlulBayt. 10 January 2006. Retrieved 1 August 2013. 
  7. ^ "What the Iranian Papers Suggest". Nasim Online. 24 July 2013. Retrieved 1 August 2013. 
  8. ^ Kahlili, Reza (11 February 2012). "Countdown! Iran's finger on nuclear trigger". WND (Washington). Retrieved 1 August 2013. 
  9. ^ "Hassan Rouhani's New List of Ministers Unveiled". Haberler. 4 August 2013. Retrieved 4 August 2013.