Saffar Harandi: Only 13% of Iranians Support Ahmadinejad’s Government

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Written By Mahmoud Sarvari

The former Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance of Iran, Hossein Saffar Harandi, said only 13% of Iranians support the government of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad despite the current government has made a lot efforts  to meet the requirement of Iranian community.

“Unfortunately according to the latest surveys, only 13% of people are willing to see Ahmadinejad’s government continue its operation in future. The current government has done perfect works in the country but the willing of people is disappointing for us.” Hossein Saffar Harandi said during a meeting with Basij forces in Tehran.

“I believe the members of current government cannot attract a notable part of votes in next presidential election. So Ahmadinejad’s government will not continue its operation in Iran.” Saffar Harandi added. He also censored the manner of the past governments in Iran. Saffar Harandi said Akbar Rafsanjani and Mohammad Khatami had forgotten people during their spells.

It’s good to know that Mohammad-Hossein Saffar-Harandi used to serve as the Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance of Iran in Ahmadinejad’s cabinet until he abruptly ceased to be minister on 26 July 2009 after he had opposed the appointment of Esfandiar Rahim Mashaei as First Vice President.