Raeisi pays visit to Army Navy parade in S Iran

TEHRAN, Nov. 27 (MNA) – On the occasion of the National Day of the Navy, Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi paid a visit to the parade of subsurface, surface, and flying units of the Islamic Republic of Iran Army in the second marine area of Jask.

'Sahand' and 'Alborz' destroyers, 'Fajr' and 'Sirik' frigates, 'Tonb' ship, 'Hormuz' landing craft, helicopters, 'Ghadir' and 'Fateh' submarines were among the units present in this parade.

The President also visited the exhibition of the achievements of the Navy before going on the deck of the 'Sahand' destroyer to see the parade of the army units.

"The presence of the navy is very reassuring not only for the security of the borders but also for the presence in the oceans and the support of economic and commercial activities in international waterways," said the Iranian President.

Stating that the expansion of economic activities and commercial development is possible with the presence of the naval forces of the army, he added, "Despite the threats that exist today in international waters and different parts of the oceans, the presence of the navy is reassuring for economic operators.

Raeisi, who has traveled to Bandar-e-Jask on Sunday morning to participate in the naval parade of the Islamic Republic of Iran Army on the occasion of the Army Navy Day, was welcomed by the Governor-General of Hormozgan, Army Commander Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi, the Commander of Iran’s Army Navy Force Rear Admiral Shahram Irani and a group of local officials.

Minister of Defense Brigadier General Mohammad Reza Ashtiani also accompanies the Iranian President on his visit to the southern province of the country. 


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