Tehran(IP)- The Vice President for Women and Family Affairs stresses the enhancement of Iranian women's capabilities in the international arena.

Iran PressIran News: On the sidelines of her press brief, Ensieh Khazali told Iran Press in an exclusive interview that during the 66th meeting of the Women Status Commission, Iran's efforts to improve women's status that Iran introduced Iranian women's capabilities worldwide.

"We introduced many capabilities of Iranian women in bilateral and multilateral meetings with women and ministers of countries around the world, which surprised them."

She noted that Iranian women will train and empower the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) member states' women professionally in marine fields of activity, a fact that was indicative of the high leadership capabilities of the Iranian women.

The Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) is an international organization of 23 states bordering the Indian Ocean. 

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Operating in 1997, the IORA is a regional forum, tripartite in nature, bringing together representatives of Government, Business, and Academia to promote cooperation and closer interaction. It is based on the principles of Open Regionalism for strengthening Economic Cooperation, particularly in the region's Trade Facilitation and Investment, Promotion, and Social Development.

The Coordinating Secretariat of IORA is located at Ebene, Mauritius.


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