Tehran, Iran, Sep. 09 –
Female restaurant managers in Iran will be
required to name a man as the person who will carry out the management on
their behalf, or else their businesses will be shut down, the country’s
police force announced on Friday.
According to the Public Places Inspection Office of the para-military
police, Iranian restaurants must be managed by men to prevent “social
The new announcement was confirmed by the head of Union of Restaurant
Owners, who claimed that apart from the regular licence
required, if a man was not appointed as manager, the restaurant would not
be given a government approval permit and would face closure.