TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad would soon name a caretaker to head the Interior Ministry, a senior presidential aide said after the parliament sacked former minister Ali Kordan in an impeachment session on Tuesday.
“The president will decide on a substitute for Mr. Kordan to run the Interior Ministry soon,” Presidential Advisor Mojtaba Samareh Hashemi told FNA.
“At first, the president will name a caretaker for the Interior Ministry, not a new minister,” he added.
The Iranian parliament on Tuesday voted to sack Interior Minister Ali Kordan for presenting a fake Phd degree from a prestigious British university during his qualification process.
According to the Iranian Constitution, the president has a 3-month deadline to introduce a new minister to the parliament for a vote of confidence.