Salim Borji

Also Known As: 

Salim Borji Soumeh

Weapon Program: 

  • Nuclear



Facilitated the purchase of tens of thousands of dollars worth of metals from China for Iran Centrifuge Technology Company (TESA), which produces centrifuges for Iran's uranium enrichment program.

Managing director of Tamin Kalaye Sabz Aras Company, which held a contract with TESA for alloy parts; led an Iranian delegation to China and worked with Chinese suppliers; contracted with Suzhou Zhongsheng Magnetic Company Limited and Suzhou A-One Special Alloy Co., Ltd for metallic products, including aluminum, which match a part used in Iranian gas centrifuges.

Reportedly studied metallurgical engineering at Malek-Ashtar Industrial University and at Yazd University.

Passport number is B30739118 (Iran); born on December 22, 1964.


Added on July 18, 2019, 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; foreign parties facilitating transactions for the person or otherwise assisting the person are subject to U.S. sanctions; also subject to the Iranian Financial Sanctions Regulations; foreign financial institutions facilitating transactions for the person may be prohibited from opening or maintaining correspondent or payable-through accounts in the United States.

Date Entered: 

August 20, 2019

Date Last Modified: 

August 20, 2019