Rostam Ghasemi

About Rostam Ghasemi

Who is it?: President, OPECPresident, OPEC
Birth Day: May 05, 1964
Birth Place: Iran
President: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Preceded by: Mohammad Aliabadi (Acting)
Succeeded by: Bijan Namdar Zanganeh
Spouse(s): Maryam Ghasemi (–2007, her death)
Children: 4 (including Fatemeh)
Alma mater: Aryamehr University
Awards: Order of Service (2nd class)
Allegiance: Revolutionary Guards
Years of service: 1981–2011
Rank: Brigadier general
Commands: Khatam-al Anbiya Headquarter
Battles/wars: Iran-Iraq War

Rostam Ghasemi

Rostam Ghasemi was born on May 05, 1964 in Iran, is President, OPECPresident, OPEC. Former commander in Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps serves as the country's oil minister and as president of OPEC. 2012 LOWLIGHT: Iraq has overtaken Iran as OPE''s second-largest oil producer.
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Popular As Rostam Ghasemi
Occupation President
Age 56 years old
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Born May 05, 1964 (Iran)
Birthday May 05
Town/City Iran
Nationality Iran

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Ghasemi was born on 5 May 1964 in Sargah village, Shiraz, Fars Province. His Father was a businessman and Politician, and served as the governor of the Fars Province from 1980 to 1988. He graduated from Sharif University of Technology, studying in civil engineering.


Ghasemi joined the Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution (IRGC) in Kharg Island in 1979. He participated in the Iran-Iraq War. After the war, he joined the Khatam Anbia troops in Bushehr, the Guards' engineering and construction company. In 1996, he was named head of the IRGC navy's Nouh base. Ghasemi became deputy commander of the troops in 2001.


He was the chair of the IRGC-affiliated Khatam-ol Anbiya Construction Headquarters from 2007 to 2011. He retired from the military in August 2011.


On 26 July 2011, he was nominated as oil minister by Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to succeed Masoud Mir Kazemi. He was approved by the parliament on 3 August 2011, being the fourth oil minister in the Ahmedinejad government. He received 216 for votes of the 246 Majlis members. He was the President of the OPEC for 2011. Ghasemi's tenure as oil minister ended on 15 August 2013 and he was replaced by Bijan Namdar Zanganeh in the post. Shortly after leaving office Ghasemi was appointed advisor to Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan on 22 August.

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