Definitions

expediency

Expediency Discernment Council

The Expediency Discernment Council of the System is an administrative assembly appointed by the Supreme Leader and was created upon the revision to the Constitution of Islamic Republic of Iran on 6 February 1988 . Its purpose is to resolve differences or conflicts between the Majlis and the Council of Guardians, and also to serve as a consultative council to the Supreme Leader.

As of February 2007, the council is headed by Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani. The current secretary of the council is General Mohsen Rezaee. The council's power increased significantly when Rafsanjani joined.

Members (Current)

On February 27, 2007, a new council was appointed for a five year period:

  1. Hashemi Rafsanjani, Akbar, Ayatollah (Chairman) *
  2. Jannati, Ahmad, Ayatollah *
  3. Vaez Tabasi, Abbas, Ayatollah *
  4. Amini Najafabadi, Ebrahim, Ayatollah *
  5. Haddad-Adel, Gholam Ali, Ph.D. *
  6. Emami Kashani, Mohammad, Ayatollah *
  7. Movahedi-Kermani, Ali, Ayatollah *
  8. Habibi, Hassan Ebrahim, Ph.D. *
  9. Mousavi, Mir Hossein *
  10. Velayati, Ali Akbar, M.D. *
  11. Dorri Najafabadi, Ghorbanali, Ayatollah *
  12. Mohammadi Reyshahri, Mohammad, Hojatoleslam *
  13. Sane'i, Hassan, Hojatoleslam *
  14. Fereidoun Rowhani, Hassan, Hojatoleslam *
  15. Asgar Owladi, Habibollah *
  16. Larijani, Ali, Ph.D. *
  17. Bahonar, Mohammad Reza
  18. Tavassoli Mahallati, Mohammad Reza, Ayatollah *
  19. Mirsalim, Mostafa *
  20. Nabavi, Morteza *
  21. Ali Akbar Nategh-Nouri, Hojatoleslam *
  22. Firouzabadi, Hassan, Major General *
  23. Aghazadeh, Gholam Reza *
  24. Namdar Zanganeh, Bijan *
  25. Mohsen Rezaee, Ph.D.*
  26. Ali Agha-Mohammadi
  27. Mohammad Forouzandeh
  28. Davoud Danesh-Jafari

Members (2002-2007)

The following is a list of its members of the years 2002-2007

  1. Hashemi Rafsanjani, Akbar, Ayatollah (Chairman) *
  2. Amini Najafabadi, Ibrahim, Ayatollah *
  3. Vaez Tabasi, Abbas, Hojjatoleslam *
  4. Emami Kashani, Mohammad, Ayatollah *
  5. Mousavi, Mir Hussein *
  6. Velayati, Ali Akbar *
  7. Mohammadi Reyshahri, Mohammad, Hojjatoleslam *
  8. Sane'i, Hassan, Hojjatoleslam *
  9. Fereidoun Rowhani, Hassan, Hojjatoleslam *
  10. Asgar Owladi, Habibollah *
  11. Dorri Najafabadi, Qorbanali, Hojjatoleslam *
  12. Larijani, Ali *
  13. Mirsalim, Mostafa *
  14. Tavassoli Mahallati, Mohammadreza, Ayatollah *
  15. Nabavi, Morteza *
  16. Firouzabadi, Hassan, Major General *
  17. Aqazadeh, Gholamreza *
  18. Namdar Zanganeh, Bijan *
  19. Hashemi, Mohammad *
  20. Habibi, Hassan Ibrahim *
  21. Mohsen Rezaee *
  22. Ahmad Jannati
  23. Ali Movahedi-Kermani
  24. Ali Akbar Nategh-Nouri
  25. Mohammad Reza Aref
  26. Gholam Ali Haddad-Adel
  27. Majid Ansari
  28. Mohammad Reza Bahonar
  29. Hossein Mozaffar
  30. Mohammad Javad Irvani

(*) - Re-appointed

Ex-officio members:

  1. President
  2. Speaker of Majles
  3. Chief of the Judiciary
  4. The minister concerned depending on the subject under discussion
  5. The representative of Majlis commission concerning the subject discussed
  6. If mediating between Majlis and Guardian Council, the council will also include the six clerics of the Guardian Council.

Members (1997-2002)

The following is a list of its members of the year 1997-2002.

  1. Hashemi Rafsanjani, Akbar, Ayatollah (Chairman)
  2. Mahdavi Kani, Mohammad Reza, Ayatollah
  3. Amini Najafabadi, Ibrahim, Ayatollah
  4. Vaez Tabasi, Abbas, Hojjatoleslam
  5. Emami Kashani, Mohammad, Ayatollah
  6. Mousavi, Mir Hussein
  7. Velayati, Ali Akbar
  8. Mohammadi Reyshahri, Mohammad, Hojjatoleslam
  9. Sane'i, Hassan, Hojjatoleslam
  10. Fereidoun Rowhani, Hassan, Hojjatoleslam
  11. Mousavi Khoeiniha, Mohammad, Hojjaoleslam
  12. Asgar Owladi, Habibollah
  13. Dorri Najafabadi, Qorbanali, Hojjatoleslam
  14. Larijani, Ali
  15. Mirsalim, Mostafa
  16. Tavassoli Mahallati, Mohammadreza, Ayatollah
  17. Nouri, Abdullah, Hojjatoleslam
  18. Nabavi, Morteza
  19. Firouzabadi, Hassan, Lt. General
  20. Aqazadeh, Gholamreza
  21. Namdar Zanganeh, Bijan
  22. Hashemi, Mohammad
  23. Nourbakhsh, Mohsen
  24. Habibi, Hassan Ibrahim
  25. Mohsen Rezaee

Ex-officio members:

  1. President: Khatami, Mohammad, Hojjatoleslam
  2. Majlis Speaker: Ali Akbar Nateq-Nouri, Hojjatoleslam followed by Karroubi, Mehdi, Hojjatoleslam
  3. Judiciary Chief: Yazdi, Mohammad, Ayatollah followed by Hashemi Shahroudi, Mahmoud, Ayatollah
  4. The minister concerned depending on the subject under discussion
  5. Clergy members of Guardians Council at one point:
  6. Jannati, Ahmad, Ayatollah
  7. Ostadi, Reza, Ayatollah
  8. Rezvani, Gholamreza, Ayatollah
  9. Mo'men, Mohammad, Ayatollah
  10. Yazdi, Mohammad, Ayatollah
  11. Taheri Khoram-Abadi, Hasan, Ayatollah

See also

References and notes

External links

Search another word or see expediencyon Dictionary | Thesaurus |Spanish
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;