Mohammad Bagher Nobakht
|Mohammad Bagher Nobakht|
|Head of Management and Planning Organization|
1 September 2013
|Preceded by||Behroz Moradi
(Head of Strategic Planning and Oversight Center)
|Spokesperson of the Government of Iran|
28 August 2013
|Preceded by||Gholam Hossein Elham|
|Member of Parliament of Iran|
4 May 1988 – 3 May 2004
|Born||Mohammad Bagher Nobakht Haghighi
13 December 1950
|Political party||Moderation and Development Party|
Mohammad Bagher Nobakht Haghighi (Persian: محمد باقر نوبخت حقیقی; born 13 December 1950 in Rasht, Iran) is an Iranian politician and economist and currently Hassan Rouhani's adviser for Supervision and Strategic Affairs, Head of Management and Planning Organization and also Spokesperson of the Government. He is also leader of the Moderation and Development Party.
He was a representative of Rasht in the Islamic Consultative Assembly for four consecutive terms. He was the spokesman for Rouhani's 2013 presidential election and also Deputy of Economic Research Department at the Center for Strategic Research, a think tank led by Rouhani.
Following Rouhani's election, Nobakht was appointed as the president's liaison to the legislative branch led by Ali Ardashir Larijani, with the mandate to "establish communication and moderation" between the two branches of government; Larijani appointed Mohammad-Reza Bahonar as Nobakht's counterpart. He was appointed as adviser for Supervision and Strategic Affairs on 5 August 2013 by Rouhani. On 11 August, he was appointed vice president for planning and strategic supervision.
- "Experts: Dr Mohammad Bagher Nobakht". Center for Strategic Research. Retrieved 25 June 2013.
- "Iran News Round Up". American Enterprise Institute. 20 June 2013. Retrieved 25 June 2013.
Rouhani appointed Economic Research Department Deputy at the Expediency Council’s Center for Strategic Research Mohammad Bagher Nobakht to represent the executive and Speaker of Parliament Ali Larijani appointed his deputy Mohammad Reza Bahonar to represent the legislative branch in an effort to “establish communication and moderation” between the two institutions.
- "New Vice Presidents Appointed In Iran". Haberler (News). 12 August 2013. Retrieved 13 August 2013.
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