Also Known As:
Head of the Fajr Industrial Group; acts or purports to act for or on behalf of the Aerospace Industries Organization (AIO), serving in various capacities since at least 2001.
On July 8, 2008, added to the Specially Designated National (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), freezing the individual'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 (WMD) and their delivery systems; listed by the European Union on April 21, 2007, pursuant to U.N. Security Council Resolution 1747, as a person whose funds and economic resources, and those it owns, holds or controls, must be frozen by E.U. member states, with some exceptions, and within their jurisdiction; E.U. member states must also ensure that funds or economic resources are not made available to or for the benefit of the listed person; with some exceptions, European Union member states must prevent the person's entry into or transit through their territories; listed in an annex to U.N. Security Council resolution 1747 of March 24, 2007, as a person involved in Iran's nuclear or ballistic missile activities; with some exceptions, the designation requires states to freeze the financial assets on their territories which are owned or controlled by the entity, by its agents, or by entities it controls; the designation also requires states to ensure that funds, financial assets or economic resources are prevented from being made available by their nationals or by any persons or entities within their territories, to or for the benefit of the entity; the resolution calls on states to "exercise vigilance" in allowing the designated person to enter or to transit through their territories, and requires states to notify the Security Council if the person does so; Fajr Industrial Group was listed in an annex to U.N. Security Council resolution 1737 of December 23, 2006 as an entity involved in Iran's ballistic missile program.
Born on September 28, 1955 in Najafabad, Iran; Iranian passport number G4506013.