News ID: 113966
Publish Date : 14 April 2023 - 23:37

Former Iranian Lawmaker Passes Away

TEHRAN -- Emad Afrough, a former member of the Iranian parliament who offered outspoken critiques of his own Principlist Party, has passed away at the age of 66.
Afrough died of complications caused by cancer at a Tehran hospital on Friday, his son announced. Afrough, who held a doctorate of philosophy in sociology, was a Principlist lawmaker in the Seventh Parliament, from May 2004 to May 2008, representing Tehran, and chaired the Cultural Committee of the Iranian legislature.