Mohammad Abbasi

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Mohammad Abbasi is an Iran
Iran
Iran , officially the Islamic Republic of Iran , is a country in Southern and Western Asia. The name "Iran" has been in use natively since the Sassanian era and came into use internationally in 1935, before which the country was known to the Western world as Persia...

ian politician who is the current Acting Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports
Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports (Iran)
The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports is the government ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports in the Islamic Republic of Iran....

. He was Minister of Cooperatives
Ministry of Cooperatives (Iran)
The Ministry of Cooperatives established in 1991 and dissolved in 2011, was an Iranian government body responsible for the oversight of Cooperative business in Iran.-External links:*...

 in the first and second Cabinet
Cabinet of Iran
The Cabinet of Iran is a formal body composed of government officials, ministers, chosen and led by a President. Its composition must be approved by a vote in the Parliament...

 of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad from 2005 to 2011

Early life


He was born on 28 November 1958 in Gorgan
Gorgan
Gorgan Some east of Gorgan is the Golestan National Park. The city has a regional airport and several universities. Gorgan Airport was opened in September 2005.-Etymology:...

, Golestan Province
Golestan Province
Golestan Province is one of the 31 provinces of Iran, located in the north-east of the country, south of the Caspian Sea. Its capital is Gorgan....

. He was graduated from Azad University of Gorgan in 1986 and became one of University's teachers on that year. He was President of Azad University of Ghaemshahr from 1996 to 2004.

Political careers


He was elected as Member of the Parliament of Iran from Gorgan
Gorgan
Gorgan Some east of Gorgan is the Golestan National Park. The city has a regional airport and several universities. Gorgan Airport was opened in September 2005.-Etymology:...

 Constituency and was Deputy Head of Budget Center in the Parliament. After resignation of Mohammad Ardakani
Ministry of Cooperatives (Iran)
The Ministry of Cooperatives established in 1991 and dissolved in 2011, was an Iranian government body responsible for the oversight of Cooperative business in Iran.-External links:*...

 as Minister of Cooperatives, President
President of Iran
The President of Iran is the highest popularly elected official in, and the head of government of the Islamic Republic of Iran; although subordinate to the Supreme Leader of Iran, who functions as the country's head of state...

 Mahmoud Ahmadinejad nominated Abbasi for position to Parliament. He received 200 out of 285 voted and became Minister of Cooperatives on 1 November 2005. He was re-appointed in Second Cabinet of Ahmadinejad
Cabinet of Iran
The Cabinet of Iran is a formal body composed of government officials, ministers, chosen and led by a President. Its composition must be approved by a vote in the Parliament...

. On 20 June 2011, and after Ahmadinejad's candidate for Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports
Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports (Iran)
The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports is the government ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports in the Islamic Republic of Iran....

 was rejected by Parliament, He was appointed as Acting Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports. He was nominated as Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports on 26 July 2011 and was confirmed by Parliament on 3 August 2011.