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|Minister of Communication|
15 August 2013
|Preceded by||Mohammad Hassan Nami|
|Managing-Director of the Telecommunication Company|
22 November 1980 – 3 November 1987
|Preceded by||Saber Feyzi|
|Succeeded by||Kazem Ebrahimi|
22 August 1952 |
|Political party||Moderation and Development Party|
Mahmoud Vaezi (Persian: محمود واعظی, born 22 may 1952) is an Iranian engineer, politician, former diplomat and Minister of Communication. He is Center for Strategic Research Deputy of Foreign Policy and International Relations. He is former deputy foreign minister of Iran in Europe and American Countries Affairs. He was an adviser to Hassan Rouhani in his 2013 presidential campaign and was considered a potential foreign minister in his future government but he was nominated for the communication ministry.
He obtained B.S. and M.S. in degrees in Electrical Engineering from Sacramento State University and San Jose State University and was PhD student in Telecommunications engineering at Louisiana State University which he left unfinished. He holds M.A. and Ph.D in International Relations from Tehran and Warsaw Universities respectively.
Managing Director and Chairman of Board of Directors of Telecommunication Company of Iran and also the First Deputy Minister of Post and Telecommunication from 1980 to 1987. From 1990 to 1997, he was Political Deputy of Foreign Minister in Europe and American Countries Affairs.