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A brigadier general in the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC); head of the Self-Sufficiency Jihad Organization of the IRGC Aerospace Force (IRGCASF) and co-owner of Oje Parvaz Mado Nafar Company (Mado Company).
Has procured engines for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) from Mado Company on behalf of the IRGCASF Self-Sufficiency Jihad Organization.
Born on December 22, 1961, in Khansar, Iran.
Listed by the European Union on December 12, 2022, as a person responsible for actions that undermine or threaten the territorial integrity, sovereignty, and independence of Ukraine; with limited exceptions, EU member states must freeze assets owned or controlled by the person, directly or indirectly, prevent assets from being made available to the person, and prevent the person's entry into, or transit through, their territories.
Added on October 29, 2021, to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), freezing the person's assets under U.S. jurisdiction and prohibiting transactions with U.S. parties, pursuant to Executive Order 13382, which targets proliferators of weapons of mass destruction and their delivery systems; also subject to the Iranian Financial Sanctions Regulations; foreign parties facilitating transactions for the person or otherwise assisting the person are subject to U.S. sanctions.
Sanctioned on December 13, 2022, by the government of the United Kingdom, restricting business and financial transactions with the person and freezing the person’s assets in the United Kingdom.