Rouhani Re-appoints Zangeneh as Iran Petroleum Minister2017-08-08TEHRAN, Aug. 08 (Shana) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has named Mr. Bijan Zangeneh as his second terms petroleum minister.
President Rouhani has reappointed Mr. Zangeneh who is credited with increasing oil production after the lifting of sanctions.
Rouhani was sworn in on Saturday to run Iran's 12th administration.
He presented his cabinet list to parliament for a vote of confidence on Tuesday.
Rouahni also kept Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, the lead negotiator in Tehran's nuclear deal with the P5+1 group of countries, in the list that was make public today.