Minister: Iran to launch advanced sports medicine clinic soon

FNA- Iranian Vice-President and Sport Minister Massoud Soltanifar announced a plan to build and launch the country’s most advanced sports medicine clinic in the near future.

“The best equipped and highly specialized clinic will be launched by means of the existing resources to be used by Iran’s sport society by the end of the next Iranian year (which starts on March 21, 2019) at the lates,” Soltanifar said on Saturday.

Iran has taken long strides in development of its medical centers and new technologies.

In relevant remarks in February, , Iranian President Hassan Rouhani praised the country’s scientists for their huge progress in new technologies, stressing the need for them to increase exchange of views with their counterparts from across the world.

“Fortunately, today we are among the world’s advanced countries in areas of high-tech, stem cells, genetics, aerospace sciences, nuclear, ICT, biotechnology and nanotechnology,” President Rouhani said, addressing the 31st International Kharazmi Festival in Tehran.

He noted that the Iranian universities rank 16th in the world and the country’s progress in nanotechnology is eye-catching, and said, “We should be in contact with the world in specialized fields of knowledge and science.”