Isa Kalantari

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Isa Kalantari
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Minister of Agriculture
In office
19 August 1989 – 8 August 1998
President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
Mohammad Khatami
Preceded by Abbas Ali Zali
Succeeded by Mohammad Saeedikia
Personal details
Born Isa Kalantari
1952 (age 63–64)
Marand, East Azerbaijan Province, Iran
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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