Abdolreza Mesri

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Abdolreza Mesri
Ambassadors of Iran to Venezuela
Accredited Ambassador to Guyana, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago[1]
In office
December 2009 – May 2012
PresidentMahmoud Ahmadinejad
Preceded bySeyyed Ahmad Serajzadeh
Succeeded byHojjatollah Soltani
Minister of Welfare and Social Security
In office
29 October 2006 – 3 September 2009
PresidentMahmoud Ahmadinejad
Preceded byAli Yousefpour (acting)
Succeeded byNad-Ali Olfatpour (acting)
Member of Parliament of Iran
7th, 9th and 10th terms
Assumed office
28 May 2016
Serving with Qasem Jasemi and Ahmad Safari
Majority143,928 (42.82%)[2]
In office
27 May 2012 – 27 May 2016
Serving with Saeed Heidari Tayyeb and Mohammad Razm
Majority144,445 (42.30%)
In office
27 May 2004 – 27 May 2008
Serving with Abbas-Ali Allahyari and Jahanbakhsh Amini
Majority39,443 (33.51%)
Personal details
Bornc. 1956 (age 62–63)[3]
Kermanshah, Iran[3]
Political partyIslamic Coalition Party[4]
Other political
Popular Front of Islamic Revolution Forces[5]
Alma materTarbiat Moallem University[3]
Cabinet9th Government
AwardsVEN Order Francisco de Miranda - Knight BAR.png Order of Francisco de Miranda (First class)[6]
Military service
Allegiance Iran
Branch/serviceRevolutionary Guards
Years of service1980's
UnitCooperation Bonyad[1]

Abdolreza Mesri (born 1956 in Kermanshah) is an Iranian politician. He was elected for the second time as one of Kermanshah's representatives in the ninth Islamic Consultative Assembly on 2 March 2012. Before being elected as an MP, he was serving as Iran's ambassador to Venezuela. He has also served as Iran's minister of Welfare and Social Security.


  1. ^ a b "Story of resignation of eight minister from Ahmadinejad's cabinet". Aftab (in Persian). 23 March 2014. Retrieved 30 September 2017.
  2. ^ "Final results of election in Kermanshah province". Tabnak (in Persian). 27 February 2016. Retrieved 30 September 2017.
  3. ^ a b c d "Approved candidates". Shargh (in Persian). Tehran: Golriz Institute (2518): 1. 10 February 2016. Retrieved 30 September 2017.
  4. ^ "Central council members of Islamic Coalition Party elected" (in Persian). Iranian Labour News Agency. 18 October 2015. Retrieved 30 September 2017.
  5. ^ "Academic and executive backfround of 360 supporters of Popular Front of Islamic Revolution Forces" (in Persian). Tasnim News Agency. 1 January 2017. Retrieved 30 September 2017.
  6. ^ "Highest Order of Venezuela given to the Ambassadors of Iran". Asr-e Iran (in Persian). 23 May 2012. Retrieved 30 September 2017.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Parviz Kazemi
Minister of Welfare and Social Security
Succeeded by
Sadegh Mahsouli
Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Seyyed Ahmad Serajzadeh
Ambassadors of Iran to Venezuela
Succeeded by
Hojjatollah Soltani
Assembly seats
Preceded by
Ali Motahari
2nd Vice Speaker of Parliament of Iran