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Iranian MPs vote for new province of Alborz

Source: Mehr News Agency, Tehran; photos by Omid Vahabzadeh

The Majlis voted on Wednesday for establishment of the new province of Alborz in northwest of Tehran. The city of Karaj will be the seat of Alborz province.

People in Karaj celebrated after the vote for Alborz province

144 MPs voted for the bill, 41 voted against, and 19 abstained. It will be the 31st province of Iran.

MP Fatemeh Ajorlou, representing Karaj, told the Mehr News Agency that the Alborz governor will be introduced within one month.



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