President Mohammad Khatami's Cabinet

August 1997

President:

Hojjat-ol eslam Mohammad Khatami

  • Defense & Military Logistics: Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani
  • Foreign Affairs: Kamal Kharrazi
  • Intelligence and Security: Qorban-Ali Dori-Najafabadi
  • Interior: Abdollah Nuri
  • Islamic Guidance & Culture: Ataollah Mohajerani
  • Oil Bijan Namdar-Zanganeh
  • Economy and Finance: Hossein Namazi
  • Justice: Mohammad Esmail Shustari
  • Construction Jihad: Mohammad Saidi-Kia
  • Industries: Gholam Reza Shafei
  • Post, Telephone & Telegraph: Mohammad Reza Aref
  • Education & Training: Hossein Mozaffar
  • Roads & Transport: Mahmoud Hojati
  • Housing & Urban Development: Ali Abdolalizadeh
  • Mines & Minerals: Eshaq Jahangiri
  • Cooperatives: Morteza Haji
  • Agriculture: Issa Kalantari
  • Higher Education: Mostafa Moin
  • Energy: Habibollah Bitaraf
  • Health & Medical Education: Mohammad Farhadi
  • Labor and Social Affairs: Hossein Kamali
  • Commerce: Mohammad Shariatmadari.
  • Vice Presidents:

    Hasan Habibi, First VP (carry-over)

  • Mohammad Hashemi, Executive Affairs (carry over)
  • Ms. Masoumeh Ebtekar, VP in charge of the Environmental Protection Organization
  • Gholam-Reza Aqazadeh, VP in charge of Atomic Energy
  • Mohammad Baqerian, VP in charge of the Organization for Administrative Affairs, Civil Service, and Employment
  • Mohammad Ali Najafi, who served as minister of education in the outgoing government, was put in charge of the Planning and Budget Organization
  • Seyed Abdul-Vahed Mousavi-Lari, VP for legal and parliamentary affairs.
  • Mostafa Hashemi-Taba, VP for Physical Training Organization (carry over)