Seyyed Morteza Bakhtiari, Deputy Custodian of Astan Quds Razavi, was born on December 11, 1952.
His father was one of the well-known clergies in Mashhad, and perhaps, this was the reason why Bakhtiari also followed the path of seminary education.
In the management record of Seyyed Morteza Bakhtiari, various activities in different positions can be seen. Among the most important administrative records of Bakhtiari, the following can be mentioned chronologically.
- Mayor of Feyzabad Mahvelat County (Khorasan Razavi) at the early years of Islamic Revolution of Iran
-Deputy of Governor of Torbat-e Heydarieh (1981)
-Financial and Administrative Assistant of Revolutionary Court in Torbat-e Heydarieh (1981)
-Deputy of Revolutionary Prosecutor Attorney of Kashmar (1982-1985)
-Revolutionary Prosecutor Attorney of Birjand, Qaen, and Nehbandan (1985-1992)
-Deputy of Revolutionary Prosecutor Attorney of Mashhad (1992- 1993)
- Revolutionary, General, and Clerical Prosecutor in Mashhad (1993- 1995)
-Deputy of the Justice Department of Khorasan Province and the Representative of the Executive Committee of Imam Khomeini's (R.A.) Decree in the province (1995- 1998)
-Director General of the Justice Department of Fars Province (1998)
-Director of the State Prisons Organization of Iran (1998-2005)
-Director General of the Justice Department of Khorasan Razavi Province (2005-2006)
-Governor of Isfahan (2006-2010)
-The Justice Minister in the eleventh Cabinet (2010- 2014)
-Political and Security Deputy of the Prosecutor Attorney of Iran (2014-2016)
It is worth mentioning that Seyyed Morteza Bakhtiari was appointed as the Deputy of Custodian of Astan Quds Razavi by Hujjat al-Islam wa al- Muslemin Raeisi on May 2016.