|Minister of Defense|
20 August 1993 – 19 August 1997
|President||Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani|
|Preceded by||Akbar Torkan|
|Succeeded by||Ali Shamkhani|
|Born||1 January 1960 (age 61)|
Mohammad Forouzandeh (Persian: محمد فروزنده) is an Iranian politician and security figure and the head of the Bonyad-e Mostazafen va Janbazan (Foundation of the Oppressed and Disabled), the second-largest commercial enterprise in Iran (behind the state-owned National Iranian Oil Company) and biggest holding company in the Middle East. His tenure as head of the foundation was began on December 3, 2004 and was renewed for another five years on December 2, 2009. Forouzandeh was also a member of the powerful Expediency Discernment Council for 2007 to 2012. He served as chief of staff of the Revolutionary Guard in the late 1980s and later as Defense Minister of Iran.
- Millionaire mullahs by Paul Klebnikov, July 7, 2003, The Iranian Originally printed in Forbes, accessed 15-May-2009
- Bonyad-e Mostazafan van Janbazan: Oppressed and Disabled Veterans Foundation (MJF)GlobalSecurity.org Page last modified: 10-07-2008. 15 March 2009
- Bonyad Chief Reinstated Iran Daily, December 3, 2005.
- Katzman, Kenneth. Iran’s Bonyads: Economic Strengths and Weaknesses. 6 Aug 2006 accessed 15-May-2009
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