Mohammad Hashemi Rafsanjani

Mohammad Hashemi Rafsanjani
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Vice President of Iran for Executive Affairs
In office
1994–2001
PresidentAkbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
Mohammad Khatami
Preceded byHamid Mirzadeh
Succeeded byAli Saeidlou
Head of Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting
In office
25 June 1983 – 21 July 1994
Appointed byRuhollah Khomeini
Preceded bySadegh Ghotbzadeh
Succeeded byAli Larijani
Personal details
BornMohammad Hashemi Bahramani
(1941-12-09) December 9, 1941 (age 76)
Rafsanjan, Iran
Political partyExecutives of Construction Party
Alma materUniversity of California at Berkeley

Mohammad Hashemi Rafsanjani (Persian: محمد هاشمی رفسنجانی‎) is an Iranian politician who has been a member of the Expediency Discernment Council since 1997. He served as vice president in charge of executive affairs during the presidency of his older brother, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, and later under President Mohammad Khatami. He was also the head of Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting.[1] He was in office for 13 years and replaced by Ali Larijani in the post.[2] Mohammad Hashemi is an alumnus of UC Berkeley.[citation needed]

References

  1. ^ RFE/RL Iran Report 15 March 1999, Volume 2, Number 11
  2. ^ Feuilherade, Peter (1 April 1994). "Iran: media and the message". The Middle East. Retrieved 19 June 2013.