The first meeting of PIANC-Iran young professionals in 2017 was held on 11th Oct. at Ports and Maritime Organization of Iran.
At the beginning, Mr. Reza Sohrabi, the YPCom delegate of PIANC-Iran, appreciated the participation and enthusiasm of young professionals and emphasized on the importance of YP activities.
The meeting was followed by Mr. Alireza Shafieefar, the alternate YP Delegate of PIANC-Iran, explaining the objectives, activities and events of PIANC. He also emphasized on the influence of YP activities on the achievements of any national section. A detailed report of his participation in the 6th PIANC Biennial Technical Visit (6th BTV) of Young Professionals was presented afterwards which was aimed to motivate Other YP's to join the activities more than before.
A part of the meeting was allocated to the members in order to share their ideas, critics and suggestions for improving the performance of PIANC-Iran and different ways to motivate students whom are an important part of the national section.
At the end the decisions have been made to plan a technical visit from an Iranian port for YP's before the end of 2017. The members were also called to help and cooperate with the Secretariat to attract other students and young professionals from notable universities. The meeting was a great success and a plan has been made for holding further meetings at the end of each season.