Majid Namjoo

مجید نامجو

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(Wikipedia) - Majid Namjoo Majid Namjoo Minister of Energy President Preceded by Succeeded by Personal details Born Nationality Alma mater
In office 24 August 2009 – 15 August 2013
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Parviz Fattah
Hamid Chitchian
(1963-01-05) 5 January 1963 (age 51) Tehran, Iran
Shahid Bahonar University

Majid Namjoo (مجيد نامجو in Persian) (born 5 January 1963) is an Iranian politician who was the minister of energy from 24 August 2009 to 15 August 2013.

  • 1 Early life
  • 2 Career
  • 3 Sanctions
  • 4 References

Early life

Namjoo was born in Tehran on 5 January 1963.


Namjoo was member of Kerman city Council from 2001 to 2008 and became deputy minister of energy in February 2008. President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad nominated Namjoo as minister of energy in August 2009 and he was approved by the Majlis as minister with 210 out of 290 votes. Namjoo''s tenure ended on 15 August 2013 and he was replaced by Hamid Chitchian in the post.


Namjoo was put by the European Union into the sanction list due to his connection to Iran''s nuclear program on 16 October 2012.

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