4,000 Children of Iranian Regime Officials Living Abroad
These politicians have also periodically accused even President Hassan Rouhani of holding either a foreign residence permit or citizenship. Saqaiyan-Nezhad is a politician close to Paydari (Steadfastness) Front, which has supported former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. He was elected mayor of Esfahan (Isfahan) in 2003 but was impeached in 2015 by the city council. However, days after losing his job, he was elected mayor of Qom.