Golestan province has its first-ever fe­male mayor

Tehran Times - - WOMEN -

TEHRAN — Ge­lalak Bei­gizadeh has been ap­pointed as the first-ever fe­male mayor in the city of Mar­aveh Tappeh, north­ern Golestan province.

She has al­ready served as a school prin­ci­pal. Bei­gizadeh gained three votes out of 5 votes of the Mar­aveh Tappeh city coun­cil, Mehr re­ported.

Born in 1983, she is the youngest and the only fe­male mayor of the province.

The ad­min­is­tra­tion of Pres­i­dent Has­san Rouhani pays special at­ten­tion to women to hold key man­age­rial and ad­vi­sory posts.

In Oc­to­ber, Fate­meh Javadi was ap­pointed as the first-ever women to take the po­si­tion of mayor in the city of Khalkhal, north­west­ern Ard­abil province.

La­bor min­is­ter ap­points fe­male direc­tor gen­eral

Mean­while, Co­op­er­a­tives, La­bor and So­cial Wel­fare Min­is­ter Ali Ra­biei has ap­pointed Par­vaneh Nik­maram as the direc­tor gen­eral of the la­bor depart­ment of Ko­hgiluyeh-Boy­er­ah­mad province.

Ear­lier, Oil Min­is­ter Bi­jan Nam­dar Zan­ganeh ap­pointed Marziyeh Shah­daei as the first-ever fe­male vice min­is­ter.

More­over, three women, namely Maryam Hazrati, Sareh Mo­ham­madi, and Shahla Khos­ravi were ap­pointed as the ad­vi­sor to the health min­is­ter for mid­wifery af­fairs, the deputy health min­is­ter for nurs­ing, as the ad­vi­sor to the health min­is­ter for women’s af­fairs.

Also, Mses. Parvin Dadan­dish and Marzieh Mer­at­nia were ap­pointed by the min­is­ter of cul­ture as ad­vi­sors for so­cial and women’s af­fairs re­spec­tively.

Ge­lalak Bei­gizadeh

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