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08/05/08

Iran: Vote of confidence for three proposed ministers

Tehran, Aug. 5, IRNA - Majlis gave a vote of confidence to three ministers proposed by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad here on Tuesday afternoon.

In a letter to Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani on July 29, the president nominated Shamseddin Hosseini, Ali Kordan, and Hamid Behbahani as his candidates for the posts of economy and finance, the interior, and roads and transport ministries respectively.

Hosseini became Economy and Finance Minister receiving 218 votes in favor, 29 against and 23 abstentions.

Kordan became Interior Minister receiving 169 votes in favor, 64 against, and 36 abstentions.

Behbahani became Roads and Transport Minister receiving 181 votes in favor, 51 against, and 37 abstentions.

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