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Japan seeks IRCS experience in Volunteers field

TEHRAN (IRCS) - Representative of the Japanese Red Cross met with the president of the Iranian Red Crescent Society, discussing to expand mutual cooperation.

During the meeting which was held in the IRCS Peace Building on May 10, Dr Pir Hossein Kolivand said: “Since our country is affected by the natural disasters, the Iranian Red Crescent has produced the highest quality relief items in recent years that can cooperate with the Japan Red Cross and provide in this field,”

 “Japan is known for modern technology and the Iranian Red Crescent welcome to cooperate with the Japan Red Cross to use technology” he said. “Today, there is an opportunity to share our experiences and knowledge in the training and recruiting human resources with the Japan Red Cross and we are mutually eager to benefit from the knowledge of the Japanese Red Cross,”

The IRCS president also said that the Society is planning to establish a training town in the country and suggested that the Japanese Red Cross cooperate in this project.

For his part, Mr Hoori, representative of the Japanese Red Cross in International Cooperation Affairs, said that there were many fields for cooperating with the Iranian Red Crescent.

“In the past, cooperation has been done with the Iranian Red Crescent, and today we are ready to cooperate again with the Iranian Red Crescent Society in order to achieve positive results through synergy,”

Referring to his visit to Helal-e Iran Textile Industries, which is affiliated with the Iranian Red Crescent, he added: “There were good facilities and good products that can be used during a crisis.”

Representative of the Japanese Red Cross noted that Japan seeks to use the Iranian Red Crescent experience in the field of volunteers because the Society has done good organizing for volunteers.