Mahdi Shafiee, former director general of Dramatic Arts Center, was appointed as deputy official news agency, IRNA.
Seyyed Zia' Hashemi, managing director of IRNA, appointed Mr Shafiee as his new deputy for management development and logistics, Iran Theater reported.
Born in 1974 in Andimeshk, Shafiee holds a masters' degree in theater direction. He had been director of Khuzestan Province Theater Festival for two editions, founder and director of Khuzestan Ta'zieh and Mourning Rituals Festival and …
Shafiee had also taught at Shoushtar Islamic Azad University, Khuzetan Fine Arts University and Khuzestan Media Faculty.
He took effective steps in improving the country's theater during his three-year tenure as director general of Dramatic Arts Center.
Mr Shafiee was replaced by Shahram Karami on Saturday according to an appointment by minister of culture and Islamic guidance.