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DATE : Thursday 29 September 2016 - 08:15
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Jamshid Amouzegar Dies at 93

Jamshid Amouzegar, the prime minister of Iran during the monarchy of Mohammad Reza Shah, died at age

Jamshid Amouzegar Dies at 93

Caspian International News Agency– the time, place, and the cause of death have not been announced yet.

Amouzegar, before the 1357 revolution of Iran, he had held positions such as prime minister, (7 August 1977 – 27 August 1978), Minister of Finance, Minister of Health, Minister of Labor, and Minister of Interior.

As the Minister of Finance, he attended several OPEC meetings, and he held the rotating presidency of OPEC for a period of time too.

He was also the leader of Rastakhiz Party.

Before the 1357 revolution, he had left Iran and moved to US.

(Translating by Negar Lotfi)


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