Masoumeh Ebtekar

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Masoumeh Ebtekar (Persian: معصومه ابتکار‎; born Masoumeh, Niloufar Ebtekar; 21 September 1960) is an Iranian politician, journalist and scientist. She was born in Tehran.

From 2007 to 2013, Ebtekar was a member of the Tehran City Council. She was Vice President of the Department of Environment from 1997 to 2005 and again from 2013 to 2017. In 2017, she became Vice President for Women and Family Affairs.

During the 2020 coronavirus pandemic in Iran, Ebtekar had been diagnosed with COVID-19 in March.[1]

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  1. "Coronavirus: Iran's vice president Masoumeh Ebtekar has COVID-19 as 26 are killed by virus". Sky News. 28 February 2020. Retrieved 28 February 2020.