| 18 June 2024, Tuesday |

Ministry: Iranian oil minister stable after heart attack

The Iranian oil minister is in a stable condition after a heart attack on Thursday, the oil ministry said in a statement reported by the official IRNA news agency.


“Javad Owji, the minister of oil, was admitted to a public hospital in Tehran following a heart attack which occurred on the sidelines of a government meeting and was caused by heavy work pressures,” the statement said.


“After necessary measures were taken by the medical staff, the minister’s condition is currently stable.”

  • Asharq Al-Awsat