|Chairman of the National Development Fund of Iran|
1 October 2013 – 2 July 2016
|Preceded by||Mohammad Reza Farzin|
|Minister of Finance|
2 November 2004 – 14 August 2005
|Preceded by||Tahmasb Mazaheri|
|Succeeded by||Davoud Danesh Jafari|
|Minister of Labour and Social Affairs|
19 August 2001 – 2 November 2004
|Preceded by||Hossein Kamali|
|Succeeded by||Nasser Khaleghi|
|Born||1954 (age 61–62)
|Political party||Islamic Iran Participation Front|
|Alma mater||Shiraz University
University of Saskatchewan
Safdar Hosseini (Persian: صفدر حسینی; born 1954) is an Iranian academic and politician, who has served in various cabinet posts. He was chairman of the National Development Fund of Iran from 2013 until his resignation in 2016. He was resigned after governmental managers payroll scandal.
Early life and education
Hosseini was born in 1954. His family are from the province of Khuzestan. He holds a bachelor's degree in agriculture from Shiraz University and also, received a PhD in the same field from University of Saskatchewan of Canada.
Hosseini was the minister of labour and social affairs in the cabinet of the then president Mohammad Khatami from 2001 to 2004. Then he served as the minister of economy and finance affairs in the same cabinet. He was appointed in 2004, replacing Tahmasb Mazaheri in the post. Hosseini was replaced by Davoud Danesh-Jafari on 24 August 2005 when Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was elected president.
- چرا طیبنیا به معارفه صفدر حسینی نرفت؟
- "Shuffling the Surgeon of Iran’s Economy". Iran International (29). May 2004. Retrieved 21 June 2013.
- "لیست انتخاباتی اصلاحطلبان در تهران + جدول سوابق". Iranian Labour News Agency (in Persian). 16 February 2016. Retrieved 16 February 2016.
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