Monday, August 17, 2009

Ahmadinejad annouces his new Minister of Intelligence

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has announced a number of his appointees for his Cabinet, including three women. Among the names was Hojatoleslam Heidar Moshlehi who used to be the Iranian Supreme Leader's representative to the Basij. He is a representative of the Leader of the Islamic Revolution in the ground forces of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), as well as the Iranian Charity Organization. He is also an advisor to the head of the Islamic Development Organization. He reportedly has close ties with the intelligence unit of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC).

Does anybody want to share any information or thoughts about this nomination?