|Masoud Mir Kazemi|
|Head of Parliament of Iran's Commission on Energy|
12 June 2012 – 17 June 2014
|Preceded by||Hamid Reza Katouzian|
|Succeeded by||Ali Marvi|
|Member of the Parliament of Iran|
27 May 2012 – 27 May 2016
|Constituency||Tehran, Rey, Shemiranat and Eslamshahr|
|Minister of Petroleum|
9 August 2009 – 16 May 2011
|Preceded by||Gholam Hossein Nozari|
|Succeeded by||Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (Acting)|
|Minister of Commerce|
24 August 2005 – 9 August 2009
|Preceded by||Mohammad Shariatmadari|
|Succeeded by||Mehdi Ghazanfari|
|Born||c. 1960 (age 56–57)
|Political party||Stability Front|
|Alma mater||Iran University of Science and Technology
Tarbiat Modarres University
Masoud Mir Kazemi (Persian: مسعود میرکاظمی; born c. 1960) is an Iranian conservative politician who was member of the Parliament of Iran from Tehran district during 2012 until 2016. He was previously served ministerial post in the cabinet of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
Early life and education
Kazemi was born in Tehran in 1960. He received a bachelor's degree and a master's degree from Iran University of Science and Technology in 1986 and 1989, respectively. He also holds PhD in industrial engineering from Tarbiat Modarres University (1996).
After the 1979 revolution, Kazemi became a member of the revolution committees and then of the IRGC. Then he headed Shahed University. He was Iran's minister of commerce during the first term of president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad from 2005 to 2009. Kazemi discussed the possibility of making neighbouring Iraq a major gas export market, citing the destruction of Iraq's energy infrastructure as a result of the 2003 invasion of Iraq.
On 14 October 2010, Mir Kazemi was elected as conference president for 2011 OPEC.
On 9 May 2011, it was announced that Mir Kazemi, Sadegh Mahsouli and Ali Akbar Mehrabian would leave the cabinet. He was not participating in cabinet meetings from June 2011 and Mohammad Aliabadi was acting minister in his absence. He announced his candidacy for Parliament of Iran in the 2012 legislative election on 22 December 2011 and was elected as a MP from Tehran.
- میرکاظمی رئیس کمیسیون انرژی مجلس نهم شد
- میرکاظمی از ریاست کمیسیون انرژی مجلس کنار گذاشته شد/ مروی رئیس شد
- اعضاء كميسيون هاي مجلس هشتم
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- Mehrabian, Mir Kazemi and Mahsouli will leave cabinet Tabnak
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