Ahmadinejad revokes appointment of son-in-law

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad revoked his decision to appoint Mahdi Khorshidi-Azad as the director of ISIRI.

Tehran: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
revoked his decision to appoint Mahdi Khorshidi-Azad, his
son-in-law, as the director of the Institute of Standards and
Industrial Research of Iran (ISIRI), according to ISIRI
director Nezameddin Barzegari.

Barzegari said yesterday that the president told him on
Monday night that he has been reinstated.

Khorshidi-Azad was appointed as ISIRI director on December
26, 2011. His appointment drew strong criticism from a number
of MPs.

PTI

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