The Presidents and Secretaries General of fifteen National Societies from the regions of Central Asia, Southern Caucasus, Baltic and Eastern Europe convened in Annual meeting of Russian Speaking Language which hosted by Kazakh Red Crescent Society from 16 to 17 May 2017 in city of Almaty.
During this conference, Dr. Seyed Amir Mohsen Ziaee, President of the Iranian Red Crescent Society met with Presidents and Secretaries General of the National Societies attended in this meeting together with the representatives from Jordan and Turkish Red Crescent, as well as Italian and Norway Red Cross Societies as observer National Societies to discuss on bilateral yet regional related issues and humanitarian interests. "The election of IFRC General Assembly will be held in near future and IRCS is nominated for the position of the Vice-Presidency of IFRC Asia and Pacific region," Dr. Ziaee mentioned as one of the important issues.
Furthermore, Dr. Ziaee invited the Presidents of National Societies located at this region to pay a visit to the IRCS activities and capacities and to discuss on provision of more humanitarian services to the most vulnerable people based on mutual MOU.
In this conference, the Kazakh Red Crescent expressed its appreciation to the Iranian Red Crescent Society for relief humanitarian aids which have been rendered to the disasters' affected people in this country.