Iran to Hold 1st Session of Supreme Council of Marine Industries
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran plans to hold first meeting of Supreme Council of Marine Industries with the country’s President Hassan Rouhani in attendance, Defense Minister Hossein Dehqan announced on Tuesday.
“The First Session of Supreme Council of Marine Industries will soon be convened in the presence of (President Hassan) Rouhani in the near future,” said Brigadier General Dehqan.
Addressing the opening ceremony of the 15th Naval Industries Conference in Iran’s Persian Gulf Kish Island today, Dehqan said the meeting is part of a broader effort aimed at shaping Iranian maritime engineering system.
The Iranian defense minister said the new council will study revising the existing naval laws in a bid to remove deficiencies, devising a comprehensive and strategic naval roadmap, and establishing Iranian naval engineering system.
He said Iran has 5,800 kilometers of water borders and has spent huge investments in naval industries.