Ahmad Jannati, 95, is one of the most infamous figures of the Iranian regime, notable for his devotion to the regime’s founder, Ruhollah Khomeini, and the current supreme leader, Ali Khamenei. As a result, he holds numerous positions and responsibilities within the political structure of the regime.
Among the positions he has held are Chairmanship of the Assembly of Experts to determine the future leader; irreplaceable secretary of the Guardian Council to approve presidential and parliamentary candidates; rejection and acceptance of parliament’s resolutions; and, until recently, chairmanship and membership in many national policy-making institutions, such as the secretary of the Islamic Propaganda Coordination Council, and the Headquarters for Revival of Good and Justice.
Farshad Momeni, one of the regime’s economic experts, said in an interview with the state-run daily Bultan News about the country’s industrial low production collapse and negative growth.
Experts and official media in Iran speak on a regular basis about the country’s dismal economic status, with many companies being insolvent or on the verge of collapse. On March 8, the state-run daily Jahan-e Sanat claimed that 110 steel plants have closed, resulting in the loss of roughly 25,000 employments, despite the fact that these companies generated about six million tons of steel annually.”The size of the collapse or negative growth of Iran’s industrial production was almost double the reduction in GDP growth,
Mohammad Ali Jafari, the IRGC’s then-commander, is heard speaking with Brigadier General Sadeq Zolqadrnia, They talked about a 2017 corruption case involving the ‘Yas’ holding corporation.
In 2018, a 50-minute audiotape of a conversation between two top commanders of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) was released, revealing the regime’s huge entrenched corruption. Officials from the regime originally attempted to conceal or cast doubt on the audio file’s validity, calling it phony and contrived. However, the IRGC was eventually forced to authenticate the legitimacy of the information. On February 14, the regime’s mouthpiece, Kayhan daily, declared that the file demonstrated “the level of responsibility and accountability of Revolutionary Guards’ officers.”