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IRAN (ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF)
Majles Shoraye Eslami (Islamic Parliament of Iran)

GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE PARLIAMENT

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Parliament name (generic / translated) Majles Shoraye Eslami / Islamic Parliament of Iran Parliamentary building
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Structure of parliament Unicameral
Affiliation to the IPU Yes
Affiliation date(s) 1930 -1939
1949 -1979
1981 -
LEADERSHIP
President

Ali Ardeshir Larijani (M) 

Notes Elected on 1 June 2008, re-elected on 27 May 2009, 26 May 2010, 25 May 2011, 5 June 2012 and 28 May 2013.
Secretary General Ali Afrashteh (M) 
Notes Mr. Ali Afrashteh, Deputy Speaker for Administrative Affairs in Parliament, holds the post of Secretary General.
COMPOSITION
Members (statutory / current number) 290 / 290
PERCENTAGE OF WOMEN

Percentage of women
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Women (current number) 9 (3.10%)
Mode of designation directly elected 285
other 5
Notes Other: Five seats are reserved for the following minorities.
Zoroastrians: 1
Jews: 1
Assyrian and Chaldean Christians: 1
Armenian Christians in the north of the country: 1
Armenian Christians in the south of the country: 1
Term 4 years
Last renewal dates 2 March 2012
4 May 2012 (View details)
CONTACT INFORMATION
Address Majles Shoraye Eslami
Baharestan Square
TEHERAN
(Export mailing lists)
Phone (9821) 33440 236
Fax (9821) 33440 309 (International Department)
33440 236
E-mail hashemi110@yahoo.com
tarjoman_2020@yahoo.com
IPUgroup@parliran.ir
Website http://www.majlis.ir/
http://www.parliran.ir/

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