Amir Abedini

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Amir Abedini
Amir Abedini 2015.jpg
Member of the City Council of Tehran
In office
3 January 2000 – 15 January 2003
Majority 176,289 (12.56%)
Governor of Khorasan Province
In office
1987–1989
President Ali Khamenei
Prime Minister Mir-Hossein Mousavi
Preceded by Abdollah Koupayi
Succeeded by Ali Jannati
Governor of East Azerbaijan Province
In office
29 January 1984 – 1987
President Ali Khamenei
Prime Minister Mir-Hossein Mousavi
Preceded by Hossein Taheri
Succeeded by Akbar Parhizkar
Governor of Lorestan Province
In office
8 December 1981 – 29 January 1984
President Ali Khamenei
Prime Minister Mir-Hossein Mousavi
Preceded by Hossein Mahlouji
Succeeded by Ahmad Entezari
Personal details
Born (1949-12-13) 13 December 1949 (age 67)
Tehran, Iran
Nationality Iranian

Amir Abedini (Persian: امیر عابدینی‎‎) is an Iranian politician, football club chairman, former professional footballer and member of the City Council of Tehran.[1]

Political career[edit]

During 1980s, he held office as governor of three provinces under Government of Mir-Hossein Mousavi (1981–89). Abedini is a self-described "Mousavi[-like] left-winger" politician. In 1997, he endorsed Ali Akbar Nategh-Nouri for president.[2]

Sport career[edit]

Abedini played for Persepolis and Paykan in the 1960s.[3]

He was the chairman of the Persepolis Athletic and Cultural Club[4] between 1993 and 2001. Currently he is chairman of the club Damash Iranian and Damash Gilan.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Perspolis has officially withdrawn from the league". PersianLeague.com. 3 January 2002. Retrieved 2009-03-28. 
  2. ^ http://magiran.com/npview.asp?ID=1499989
  3. ^ "Peykan Qazvin". PersianLeague.com. Retrieved 2009-03-28. 
  4. ^ "Hashemi-Nasab "not expelled"". The Iranian Times. 24 May 2000. Retrieved 2009-03-28. 
  5. ^ "Damash Gilan Football Club". ceroacero.es. Retrieved 2009-03-28.