Khavazi, Minister of Agriculture Jahad, in a decree appointed Dr. Masoud
Mansour as Deputy Minister and Head of FRWO.
FRWO's website, Dr. Kazem Khavazi in a ceremony which was held at FRWO's
Headquarters on Saturday evening, praised FRWO for the hard work done in
accepting the heavy responsibility of natural resources management in farthest
parts of the country.
noted: "Every time I think of forests and rangelands, my heart is filled with thrills, because they are invaluable assets
inherited to us from the past that must be preserved and handed over to the next generations."
Dr. Khavazi added:
"I always consult with elites while making decisions, and with
consultation I did about FRWO, I found Mr. Mansour as a worthy, brave and
knowledgeable person to lead FRWO."
of Agriculture Jahad called on Dr. Mansour to observe the red line dramatized
by the Supreme Leader for the preservation of natural resources and Anfal and implementation
of the Logging Ban Initiative very seriously.
also stressed that a secured atmosphere should be prevailed over the natural
resources management so that no one has the courage to pose illegal demands from
referred to the remarks made by the Supreme Leader last week and reiterated:
"In this remarks, the Supreme Leader emphasized the importance of forests,
rangelands, watershed management and medicinal herbs cultivation and reminded
that there are good capacities in this sector that can help flourish the
pointed out that in his trip to Sistan & Baluchestan province last week
there was a very high potential in Sistan & Baluchestan province in rangeland
sector that can be tapped for the boom of production.
At the end
of his speech, he asked FRWO to render their support to Mr. Mansour in shouldering
the heavy burden of this responsibility.
ceremony, Dr. Mansour, after taking the oath of loyalty to Holy Koran and
Ministry's Code of Ethics, said that the Supreme Leader's concerns are in fact our
roadmap in natural resources management, and we will do our best to fulfill His Eminence wishes in this regard."
that we have formulated a policy directive containing 18 guidelines as code of
conduct with emphasis on cultural, behavioral and moral issues and the
collaboration with the media, non-governmental organizations, and cooperatives,
in addition to a strategic program including 4 strategic goals and 9 urgent
In the end
of ceremony, Dr. Mansour appreciated the efforts of all previous Heads of FRWO
and thanked the Minister of Agriculture Jahad for his trust.