Deputy Minister and Head of FRWO emphasized the completion of green belt in the southern slope of Alborz Mountains.

According to FRWO's website, Dr. Masoud Mansour who attended a meeting with Deputies of Tehran Mayor and Mayors of 13th and 22nd districts noted: "Tehran Municipality and FRWO have a lot of joint fields for cooperation, especially development of green spaces and tree planting."

Dr. Mansour said: "FRWO with the joint cooperation of Tehran Municipality, are developing Tehran's green belt in the southern slops of Alborz, in recent years aimed at preventing the expansion of unauthorized urban constructions."

He referred to the Memorandum of Understanding between Minister of Agriculture Jahad and the Mayor of Tehran, and noted: "The aim of this meeting is to draw up a work plan and timeline for the implementation of the MoU on joint cooperation in the field of forest parks management, forestry and green space development."

Based on the report, the meeting also discussed issues relating to management of forest parks, which has been left from the previous years, and it was decided to organize a joint working group to follow up issues appeared in the memorandum of understanding between the Ministry of Agriculture and the Tehran Municipality.‏

It was also decided that the Municipality of Tehran compile plans for the management of forest parks and the development of green spaces in Tehran Metropolitan area and submit them to the Natural Resources and Watershed Management Department (NRWD) of Tehran province in the near future for review of FRWO in accordance with Article 3 of the Law on Protection and Exploitation of Forests and Rangelands.