Isa Kalantari

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Isa Kalantari
President of National Olympic Committee
In office
President Ali Akbar Hashemi
Preceded by Mostafa Hashemitaba
Succeeded by Hossein Mahlouji
Minister of Agriculture
In office
President Ali Akbar Hashemi
Preceded by Abbas Ali Zali
Succeeded by Merger Ministries
Secretary of restoration Urmia lake
Assumed office
January, 2014
Appointed by Hamid Chitchian
President Hassan Rouhani
Adviser to the First Vice President of Iran
for Water, agriculture and the environment Affairs
Assumed office
April 19, 2015
Appointed by Eshaq Jahangiri
President Hassan Rouhani
Personal details
Born Isa Kalantari
1952 (age 62–63)
Marand, East Azerbaijan Province
Nationality Iranian
Political party Executives of Construction Party
Alma mater Urmia University
University of Nebraska system
Iowa State University
Occupation Politician
Profession Agricultural engineer
Religion Shia Islam

Isa Kalantari (in Persian: عیسی کلانتری, born 1952 in Marand, East Azerbaijan) served as minister of agriculture in both terms of Rafsanjani's presidency and first term of president Mohammad Khatami. He has a BSc degree of agriculture from Urmia University, MSc of Physiology-Biochemistry from Iowa State University, and PhD in agricultural physiology from University of Nebraska. He is a member of the Center for Strategic Research in the Expediency Discernment Council.[1]

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