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Eshaq Jahangiri
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6th First Vice President of Iran
Assumed office
3 August 2013
President Hassan Rouhani
Preceded by Mohammad Reza Rahimi
Minister of Industries and Mines
In office
14 January 2001 – 25 August 2005
President Mohammad Khatami
Preceded by Gholamreza Shafeei (Industries)
Himself (Mines and Metals)
Succeeded by Alireza Tahmasbi
Minister of Mines and Metals
In office
21 August 1997 – 14 January 2001
President Mohammad Khatami
Preceded by Hossein Mahlouji
Succeeded by Himself (Industries and Mines)
Governor of Isfahan Province
In office
1992–1997
Preceded by Mohammad Reza Vaghefi
Succeeded by Seyed Jaffar Mousavi
Member of the Parliament of Iran
In office
28 May 1984 – 28 May 1992
Constituency Jiroft
Majority 61,663 (68.8%)
Personal details
Born
Eshaq Jahangiri Kouhshahi

21 January 1958 (1958-01-21) (age 63)
Sirjan County, Kerman Province, Iran
Political party Executives of Construction Party
Spouse(s) Manijeh Jahangiri
Children 4
Alma mater University of Kerman
Sharif University of Technology
Islamic Azad University Science and Research, Tehran
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Eshaq Jahangiri Kouhshahi (Persian: ‌اسحاق جهانگیری کوهشاهی born 21 January 1958) is an Iranian politician and vice president of Hassan Rouhani's government. Jahangiri was the minister of industries and mines from 1997 to 2005 under President Mohammad Khatami.

Before that, he was the governor of Isfahan Province. He was also a member of Parliament for two terms.

On 4 March 2020, after the 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic, it was reported that Jahangiri had been infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019. On 11 March, his infection was confirmed.

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