27 Feb 2024
Thursday 13 December 2012 - 16:24
Story Code : 14010

Iranian MPs seek signatures to impeach Education minister

Irans Minister of Education, Hamid Reza Hajji Babai35 Iranian MP signatures have been gatheredfor theimpeachmentof Hamid Reza Hajji Babai,Irans Minister of Education, Mehr reported.
Up to now, 35 MPs have signed impeachment petition, but final decision depends on the outcome of negotiations with ministry officials, Iranian lawmakerMousa al-Reza Servati announced.

Iran lawmakers are seeking Hajji Babais impeachment as a result of an oil fire in a girls primary school in western Azerbaijan, which has thus far claimed two young girls lives and severely injured scores of others.

Meanwhile, Hajji Babai has already announced publicly that he will not resign due to the incident

Last week, at least 27 girl students suffered burns as a result of a fire caused by an oil heater at an elementary school in the village of Shin Abad in the city of Piranshahr, which is located in the northwestern West Azerbaijan Province.
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