The eleventh election for President of the Islamic Republic of Iran will be held in June, 2013, with the first round on Friday, 14 June. If no candidate receives 50 percent of the vote in the first round, a runoff will be held on 21 June. The Guardian Council, a 12-member body consisting of six jurists and six theologians, has been tasked with vetting hopefuls for their qualifications and confirming the election results. After the council's screening process, and stepping down of two candidates, six candidates remain in the fray : Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf, Mohammad Gharazi, Saeed Jalili, Mohsen Rezaee, Hassan Rouhani, and Ali Akbar Velayati. -- He is a known figure as he was once the Foreign Minister for Iran. Incumbent President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad did not run for re-election as he is limited to two terms or 8 years in office (Ironically similar to the US system which he so hates) a brief profile of the Candidates follows Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf Mayor of Tehran since 2005. He was chief commander of Imam Ridha troops in 1982 and was chief commandor of Nasr Troops from 1983 to 1984. After the end of the war, he became Managing-Director of Khatam al-Anbia, an engineering firm controlled by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (also known as Sepah) and also commander of Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force in 1996. In 2000, he became chief of the Iranian Police Forces. Mohammad Gharazi Minister of Petroleum from 1981 to 1985 and Minister of Post from 1985 to 1997. He was also a member of the Parliament from 1980 to 1984 and Governor of Khuzestan from 1979 to 1980. Saeed Jalili Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council and chief nuclear negotiator since 2007. He was previously Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2005 to 2007. Mohsen Rezaee Secretary of the Expediency Discernment Council since 1997. He was the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps chief commander from 1981 to 1997. He was run twice for the presidency, in 2005 and 2009 elections. Hassan Rouhani Member of the Assembly of Experts since 1999, member of the Expediency Discernment Council since 1991, Supreme National Security Council since 1989, and head of the Center for Strategic Research since 1992. He was Deputy speaker of the Parliament from 1992 to 2000 and also Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council from 1989 to 2005. Ali Akbar Velayati Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1981 to 1997 and Deputy Minister of Health from 1980 to 1981. He was also a member of the Parliament from 1980 to 1981.