Jun. 15, 2021

Why Iran's local council elections matter

Iran/Politics

Parallel to the upcoming presidential elections, Iranians will on June 18 also elect their local councils. While the presidential contest has overshadowed other political processes, the local council polls will play an important role in shaping economic and social developments over the next four years. Indeed, given that the municipalities of large cities often act as platforms for grander political ambitions, they are the scene of intense factional competition....

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Bijan Khajehpour
Bijan Khajehpour
Bijan Khajehpour is the managing partner at Eurasian Nexus Partners - a Vienna-based international consulting firm. ... Full Bio
فارسیPersian
فارسیPersian
عربيArabic
عربيArabic