Minister of Agriculture-Jahad
/ Mr. M. Hojjati's Biography
Mr. Hojjati was born in 1955 in a religious
family of Najafabad, Esfahan province.
He completed his academic education in
Industrial University of Esfahan and eagerly joined the revolutionary
Organization of Reconstruction (Jahad-e-Sazandegi) once massively called and
urged by Late Imam Khomeini.
Mr.Hojjati soon stepped up and could enter
into the Central Steering Council of the foregoing Ministry.
The imposed proxy war during 80s created
chance for him to appear in battlefields and bravely contribute to many
logistic operations as well as certain military defense operations. There
indentified many martyrs from his relatives bestowed to the sacred defense
during the imposed war.
The Minister has experienced a 5–year
assignment as Governor General of Sistan & Baluchestan province which
remarked for impressive services rendered to deprived people by his leadership.
As per his professional career i.e. Civil
Engineering, he undertook an ambitious commitment for construction of a big
earth-dam across Karkheh River and successfully finalized the national project.
He also had the opportunity to handle the
Ministry of Road and Transportation during 1997-2000 and generated outstanding
impacts in national development process.
The year 2000 remarked a dynamic merger of
the then Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of Jahad for Reconstruction,
leading to the new and biggest Ministry of Agriculture – Jahad covering 80,000
personnel with diverse missions and dispersion at national scale.
The new discipline was focusing on
foodstuff provision for the nation and had to offer the commitment to a
well-experienced and proactive leader and Hojjati was the first and best option
who took over the task with least challenge and tension confronted in agro-