Iran's New OPEC Governor Appointed
- June, 07, 2020 - 15:51
- Economy news
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Deputy Oil Minister for International Affairs and Trading Amir-Hossein Zamaninia was officially appointed as Iran’s OPEC governor, replacing Hossein Kazempour Ardebili who died in mid-May.
The decision was made during the 179th meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) conference which was held on Saturday via video conference, Shana reported.
Zamaninia was named Iran’s ad-hoc OPEC governor back in May following Kazempour's demise.
Iran’s former governor to OPEC passed away on May 16 after suffering a brain hemorrhage and falling into a coma. Kazempour Ardebili, 68, died at a hospital in capital Tehran.