Moderation and Development Party
|Secretary-General||Mohammad Bagher Nobakht|
Moderation and Development Party (Persian: حزب اعتدال و توسعه, translit. Hezb-e E'tedāl va Towse'eh) is a political party in Iran. It is a pragmatic-centrist political party which held its first congress in 2002.
The party is part of the faction called "modernist right", "moderate reformists" and "technocrats" that draws from upper-level bureaucrats, industrialists and managers. It is classified as "republican right", which deals with a platform on modernization and economic growth rather than social justice, along with the Executives of Construction Party and the Islamic Labour Party.
The party has been allied with Popular Coalition of Reforms and Pervasive Coalition of Reformists in parliamentary elections and has had good relations with both Mohammad Khatami’s reform program and Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani. In April 2017, the party joined the supreme policymaking council of reformists.
|2005||Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani|
- Hassan Rouhani, President of Iran
- Mohammad Bagher Nobakht, Vice President for Strategy
- Mahmoud Vaezi, Minister of Communication
- Reza Salehi Amiri, Minister of Culture
- Mohammadreza Nematzadeh, Minister of Industry
- Bahram Parsaei (Shiraz)
- Zahra Saei (Tabriz, Osku and Azarshahr)
- Ali Nobakht (Tehran, Rey, Shemiranat and Eslamshahr)
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