Council for Spreading Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's Thoughts

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The Council for Spreading President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's Thoughts (in Persian: شورای سیاست گذاری و نظارت بر انتشار آثار و اندیشه ‌های رییس جمهور ) is an official high-council, established by Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's government in order to spread the philosophy, ideology and sociology of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

The aim of the council "to define and guard over the thought and works of the president," according to Ham-Mihan newspaper and the ISNA news agency.

Structure of the council

The council is a government body composed of 15 members and headed by Abdol-Reza Sheikholeslami, secretary of the office of president. The members include:
  • Gholam Hossein Elham (Government's spokesmen)
  • Hossein Saffar Harandi (cultural minister)
  • Mojtaba Samareh Hashemi
    Mojtaba Samareh Hashemi
    Mojtaba Samareh Hashemi is a "senior adviser" to Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and deputy interior minister for political affairs. He is said to have "strong ties to the Revolutionary Guard Corps and to the intelligence services" and to be "a constant presence at the president's side, in...

     (advisor to the president)
  • Ruhollah Hosseinian
    Ruhollah Hosseinian
    Hojatoleslam Ruhollah Hosseinian is an Iranian Principalist politician.He served in the Iranian Ministry of Intelligence and National Security as deputy to Ali Fallahian and in April 2007 was appointed by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad as the security advisor to the president.He is a member of...

     (advisor to the president)
  • Haj Ali-Akbari
  • Sadegh Mahsouli
    Sadegh Mahsouli
    Sadegh Mahsouli is an Iranian politician who was Minister of Interior from 2008 to 2009 and Minister of Welfare and Social Security from 2009 to 2011. He was appointed to this post in 19 November 2009, as part of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's second cabinet after received vote of from Parliament...

  • Rahimpour Azghandi
  • Ali Motahhari
  • Ali Akbar Ash'ari
  • Ali-Akbar Javanfar
  • Mohammad Ali Fathollahi
  • Mohammad Shafiee-far
  • Mohammad Jafar Behdad
  • Mojtaba Zarei (secretary of the council)

See also

  • Haghani Circle
    Haghani Circle
    Haghani school is a Shi'i school of thought in Iran by a group of hardliner right-wing clerics based in the holy city of Qom and headed by Ayatollah Mohammad Taghi Mesbah Yazdi, an influential theologian. The Haghani Circle has its origin in the Haghani seminary, founded in 1964, which previously...

  • Society of Seminary Teachers of Qom
    Society of Seminary Teachers of Qom
    Society of Seminary Teachers of Qom , was founded 1961 by the leading Shi'a clerics of Qom to organize religious teachings in the seminaries, and expand the religious teachings in Iran...

  • History of principle-ism in Iran