Iranian Minister ousted in no-confidence vote
Iranian Minister of Labor, Cooperatives and Social Welfare Ali Rabiei failed to secure vote of confidence in Parliament on Wednesday.
Iran press/ Iran: Iranian parliament has voted infavor of a no-confidence motion against the Minister of Labor, Cooperatives and Social Welfare,Ali Rabiei.
The parliament held a hearing session on Wednesday to discuss the performance of Ali Rabiei, who has been accused of mismanagement.
According to reports, the conservative faction in the Parliament which is comprised of conservative lawmakers have voted yes for the impeachment, while the reformist faction reportedly voted no.
He failed to secure vote of confidence by 129 votes in favor, 111 against and 3 abstentions out of a total of 243 MPs present in the session.
Accordingly, the Minister of Labor, Cooperatives and Social Welfare was impeached on March 13, 2018 at the request of 24 members of the Parliament but he survised the impeachment motion and won the vote of confidence.