Amir Abedini

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Amir Abedini
Amir Abedini 2015.jpg
Member of the City Council of Tehran
In office
3 January 2000 – 15 January 2003
Majority176,289 (12.56%)
Governor of Khorasan Province
In office
PresidentAli Khamenei
Prime MinisterMir-Hossein Mousavi
Preceded byAbdollah Koupayi
Succeeded byAli Jannati
Governor of East Azerbaijan Province
In office
29 January 1984 – 1987
PresidentAli Khamenei
Prime MinisterMir-Hossein Mousavi
Preceded byHossein Taheri
Succeeded byAkbar Parhizkar
Governor of Lorestan Province
In office
8 December 1981 – 29 January 1984
PresidentAli Khamenei
Prime MinisterMir-Hossein Mousavi
Preceded byHossein Mahlouji
Succeeded byAhmad Entezari
Personal details
Born (1949-12-13) 13 December 1949 (age 70)
Tehran, Iran

Amir Abedini (Persian: امیر عابدینی‎) is an Iranian politician, football club chairman, former professional footballer and member of the City Council of Tehran.[1]

Political career[change | change source]

During 1980s, he held office as governor of three provinces under Government of Mir-Hossein Mousavi (1981–89). Abedini is a self-described "Mousavi[-like] left-winger" politician. In 1997, he endorsed Ali Akbar Nategh-Nouri for president.[2]

Sport career[change | change source]

Abedini played for Persepolis and Paykan in the 1960s.[3]

He was the chairman of the Persepolis Athletic and Cultural Club[4] between 1993 and 2001. Currently he is chairman of the club Damash Iranian and Damash Gilan.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Perspolis has officially withdrawn from the league". 3 January 2002. Retrieved 2009-03-28.
  3. "Peykan Qazvin". Archived from the original on 2011-07-20. Retrieved 2009-03-28.
  4. "Hashemi-Nasab "not expelled"". The Iranian Times. 24 May 2000. Retrieved 2009-03-28.
  5. "Damash Gilan Football Club". Retrieved 2009-03-28.