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Masoud Soltanifar
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Minister of Sport and Youths
Assumed office
1 November 2016
President Hassan Rouhani
Preceded by Nasrollah Sajjadi (acting)
Vice President of Iran
Head of Cultural Heritage and Tourism Organization
In office
1 February 2014 – 5 November 2016
President Hassan Rouhani
Preceded by Mohammad Beheshti (acting)
Succeeded by Zahra Ahmadipour
Member of the City Council of Tehran
In office
3 September 2013 – 31 January 2014
Preceded by Mohammad Mehdi Moffateh
Succeeded by Ali Saberi
Governor of Gilan Province
In office
16 August 2001 – 26 September 2005
Preceded by Ali Soufi
Succeeded by Ali Abdollahi
Personal details
Born 5 February 1960 (1960-02-05) (age 61)
Tehran, Iran
Nationality Iranian
Political party Moderation and Development Party
National Trust Party
Alma mater University of Tehran

Masoud Soltanifar (Persian: مسعود سلطانی‌فر, born 5 February 1960 in Tehran, Iran) is an Iranian politician, historian and the current Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports since 1 November 2016. He was previously Vice President of Iran and head of Cultural Heritage, Handcrafts and Tourism Organization. He is the former member of City Council of Tehran and Governor of Gilan Province. He was previously deputy head of Physical Education Organization and Hassan Rouhani's candidate for Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, a nomination that rejected by the parliament. In October 2016, he was again nominated for the position and was approved by the new parliament. He is a member of National Trust Party, as well as Moderation and Development Party.

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