Ali Asghar Mounesan

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Ali Asghar Mounesan
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Minister of Cultural Heritage
Assumed office
21 August 2019
Acting: 21 August – 3 September 2019
PresidentHassan Rouhani
Preceded byPosition established
Vice President of Iran
Head of Cultural Heritage and Tourism Organization
In office
13 August 2017 – 21 August 2019
PresidentHassan Rouhani
Preceded byZahra Ahmadipour
Succeeded byPosition abolished
Personal details
Born1970 (age 49–50)[1]
Tehran, Iran
Alma materSharif University of Technology[1]
Amirkabir University of Technology
ProfessionCivil engineer[1]

Ali Asghar Mounesan (Persian: علی‌اصغر مونسان‎) is an Iranian politician who is currently the head of Cultural Heritage, Handcrafts and Tourism Organization, being appointed on 13 August 2017 by President Hassan Rouhani.[1]

He was formerly head of the Free Trade Zone in Kish Island,[1] general manager of the Mostazafan Foundation company Atisaz and the general manager of the Engineering and Development Organization of the City of Tehran.[2] In 2014, he was appointed as a board member of Persepolis F.C..[2]


  1. ^ a b c d e "President appoints head of cultural heritage organization", IRNA, 13 August 2017, retrieved 15 August 2017
  2. ^ a b "Politics, Revolutionary Guard Corps still interfere in Iranian soccer". Al-Monitor. 24 September 2014. Retrieved 27 August 2017.