Iran MPs reinstate agriculture minister

Tehran, March 14, IRNA - The Agricultural Jihad Minister Mahmoud Hojjati regained vote of confidence of the Iran's parliament on Wednesday.

The impeachment motion could not gain the majority of votes and he was reinstated with 105 votes for, 117 votes against and 7 abstentions.

Hojjati was questioned over his performance in regulating the market for agricultural produce, addressing the problems facing the factories processing sugar cane, and his alleged recruitment of retired managers.


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