Hossein Kamali

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Hossein Kamali
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Minister of Labour and Social Affairs
In office
23 August 1989 – 19 August 2001
PresidentAkbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
Mohammad Khatami
Preceded byAbolghasem Sarhadizadeh
Succeeded bySafdar Hosseini
Personal details
Born (1953-07-27) July 27, 1953 (age 66)
Dorud County, Lorestan Province, Iran
Political partyIslamic Labour Party
Other political
Worker House

Hossein Kamali (Persian: حسین کمالی‎; born 27 July 1953) is an Iranian politician and the current secretary-general of Islamic Labour Party. He was previously Minister of Labour and Social Affairs from 1989 until 2001.

Early life[edit]

Kamali was born in Dorood in 1953.


Kamali was the minister of labour under President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, a post he retained under the government of Mohammad Khatami.[1] In October 2012, he was nominated as a potential candidate for the presidential elections in 2013 but withdrew on 11 May 2013.[2]


  1. ^ "Iran cabinet changes signal a shift in policy". The Independent. 13 August 1997. Retrieved 16 January 2011.
  2. ^ "Iranian Presidential Election: A Path to Reform". World Policy. 18 October 2012. Retrieved 10 February 2013.
Party political offices
Preceded by
Abolghassem Sarhaddizadeh
Secretary-General of Islamic Labour Party
Unknown Secretary-General of Worker House
Succeeded by
Alireza Mahjoub