Minister: Maritime industry development lays the groundwork for the country's economic development

Minister of Roads and Urban Development: The establishment of a specialized maritime college is one of the first steps in development of a maritime economy and reliance on domestic strength. Maritime industry development lays the groundwork for the country's economic development.
Minister: Maritime industry development lays the groundwork for the country's economic development

PMO News Portal - During signing ceremony of 2 contracts for the supply and delivery of 10 pilot boats and the Memorandum of Understanding between the Ports and Maritime Organization and Iran University of Science and Technology, Mohammad Eslami stated that today we have taken another step towards self-reliance. If we want to expand the macro goal in the field of maritime economy, we must pursue the development of human resources and the development of the maritime business in this area, which requires capacity building.

Referring to the goal of establishing a specialized port and maritime faculty, Eslami added: ‌ The establishment of this faculty at the University of Science and Technology is an appropriate approach for training the required manpower needed for all jobs in the field of port and maritime. taking the "Iranian fleet and Iranian seafarers" motto into account, it is necessary to train manpower in the first step, which will be achieved with the establishment of the Port and Maritime College.

“Confidence in domestic capacities and the accelerating maritime activities is on the agenda of the government, which will expand the transportation capabilities of the maritime sector, and for this reason, we need to increase our role and share in the maritime sector throughout the country”, the Minister of Roads and Urban Development highlighted.

Jan 24, 2021 12:26