Iranian President Rouhani appoints new economy minister in reshuffle: Report 

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Oct 21, 2018, 01.23 PM(IST)

File photo of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. Photograph:( Reuters )

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Rouhani also appointed a new urban development and roads minister and an industry, mines, and trade minister.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday appointed Farhad Dejpasand as the new economy and finance minister in a cabinet reshuffle, news agency Reuters reported quoting state television. 

Rouhani also appointed a new urban development and roads minister and an industry, mines, and trade minister.

Mohammad Shariatmadari, the outgoing industry minister, has been nominated to head the Labour, Cooperatives and Social Affairs Ministry, the report added.