0150 GMT February 20, 2019
The two officials were in the labor minister’s motorcade in an intercity road when a truck hit their SUV, Tasnim News Agency reported.
At least three others were wounded in the crash.
Despite the medial team’s efforts, the two officials succumbed to their injuries.
In a message of condolence on Thursday night, President Hassan Rouhani expressed deep sympathy over the passing away of the two officials.
The president paid tribute to Nourbakhsh as a committed and hardworking manager who had been serving sincerely in the administration over the past five years.
The Social Security Organization is a social insurer organization in Iran which provides coverage of wage-earners and salaried workers as well as voluntary coverage of self-employed persons.