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President Rouhani appoints three ladies as his aides

Tehran, Aug 9, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday appointed three women to work as his aides and vice-presidents.

According to President Rouhani's decrees, Massoumeh Ebtekar will work as Vice-President for Women and Family Affairs, Laya Joneydi as Vice-President for Legal Affairs and Shahindokht Molaverdi as aide to President for Citizens' Rights Affairs.

Before today appointments, Ebtekar and Molaverdi were head of Department of Environment and vice-president for women and family affairs, respectively.

Rouhani has been re-elected as Iranian President for the second term after winning a landmark victory at the May 19 presidential election.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency

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