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Proper Cooperation of the Ports and Maritime Authority of Guilan Province with Other Agencies/ / Achieving to Good Events and Achievements in the Maritime Field, Thanks to the Islamic Revolution

Proper Cooperation of the Ports and Maritime Authority of Guilan Province with Other Agencies/ / Achieving to Good Events and Achievements in the Maritime Field, Thanks to the Islamic Revolution
In the commemoration ceremony of the International Maritime Day, which was held in the presence of the Director General of Ports and Maritime Authority of Guilan Province, Commander of the Northern Fleet and Commander of the Fourth Naval Region of Imam Reza (AS), the Deputy Coordinator of the Commander of Imam Khamenei University of the Revolutionary Guards and the Governor of Bandar Anzali, the proper cooperation and efforts of the Ports and Maritime Authority of Guilan Province with other agencies were appreciated and the necessity of infrastructure development was emphasized.

 

According to the Public Relations of Ports and Maritime Authority of Guilan Province, Admiral Amir II, Abdul Wahab Taheri, Commander of the Northern Fleet and Commander of the Fourth Naval Region of Imam Reza (AS), in commemoration of World Maritime Day with appreciation of sailors in all areas of military, security, and economic, said: "We have seen good growth in three areas of science and industry, maritime trade, and military and defense, but this trend must continue."

Referring to the active presence of the Navy and the IRGC in the high seas, he acknowledged: "In previous years, we faced the ominous phenomenon of pirates, but our vessels in the high seas were able to carry out their missions properly, even in remote areas."

Referring to the 2,700-kilometer sea border of the country, Taheri said: "93 percent of oil exports and 87 percent of non-oil exports are made by sea, and this has been achieved with the help of knowledge and sustainable security in the region."

Referring to the efforts and cooperation of the Ports and Maritime Authority of Guilan Province with the Command of the Fourth Naval Region of Imam Reza (AS), he noted: "We hope that with the assistance, cooperation and empathy of the Ports and Maritime Authority of Guilan Province, we can maintain the safety of sea lines. We also hope to see the development of the maritime transport industry by increasing the activities of private companies affiliated with the Ports and Maritime Organization."

Achieving to Good Events and Achievements in the Maritime Field, Thanks to the Islamic Revolution

Sardar Asghar Shokrollahi, the Deputy Coordinator of the Imam Khamenei Maritime University of the Revolutionary Guards, while congratulating the International Maritime Day, said: "All governments are taking steps to protect national interests, and the Islamic Republic of Iran is no exception."

He considered policy-making for national interests and its specialized monitoring as two very important factors in the maritime field and said: "Although we have a history of more than 700 years at sea, but good measures have not been taken throughout history, but thanks to the Islamic revolution, we have witnessed good events and achievements."

Sardar Shokrollahi added: "In the last two decades, we have started to build military and commercial vessels and we have witnessed many growth and developments in various sectors, but we should not stop at this point and we should pave the way with more power and relying on the knowledge of young people of the country to achieve what we deserve, and in this regard, the infrastructure must be considered too.”

The Commander of the Imam Khamenei Naval University of the Revolutionary Guards stated that we must have increasing growth in three areas of science and industry, maritime trade, and military and defense. He added: "We have a high capacity in the maritime education sector in the province and we can take effective steps by synergizing all organizations and institutions."

Stating that the Islamic Republic of Iran has been able to maintain maritime security with a proper deterrent role, he reminded: “the Navy Army and the navy of the Revolutionary Guards have been able to play a role in the seas and open waters in a way that provides the necessary security for vessels in the region.”

Appreciation for the Good Actions of the Ports and Maritime Authority of Guilan Province in the Field of Maritime Transport and International Trade

Ismail Mirghazanfari, the governor of Bandar Anzali, also emphasized the importance and value of maritime transport and said: "85% of world trade is done by sea and this shows the importance of the maritime transport fleet and naming this day is an excuse for appreciating the efforts of the maritime community.”

He continued: "A large part of the country's trade and political and social relations are the responsibility of seafarers, and with appropriate measures taken in maritime transport and ports, the Ports and Maritime Authority of Guilan Province, despite the outbreak of Corona virus and sanctions imposed in the field of exports and imports, were able to achieve desirable results.”

The governor of Bandar Anzali, referring to the hard work of maritime community and appreciating their efforts to achieve economic prosperity, said: "All the people of the country are taking steps to achieve the goals of our homeland and we will see the realization of our goals to achieve free trade."

Nov 11, 2020 09:27
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