According to Public Relations and International Affairs of Qeshm Free Zone Organization, Fereshteh Saljooghi, congratulating this World Day to the NGOs activists of the country and Island, said: With more than 15 NGOs active in the field of education and culture, this area is ready to register and collaborate with other interested parties in establishing these NGOs to promote a culture of cooperation and collaboration.
She added: "Every year on February 27, the valuable services of these institutions are honored around the world, and we have the opportunity to appreciate the hard work of these non-governmental organizations."
Social and Health Manager o Qeshm Free Zone Organization Referring to the continuous efforts of the island's NGOs during these critical days, said: Accompanying these NGOs to reduce public stress and distribute health items is an example of their assistance in developing a spirit of partnership and cooperation.
According to her, Qeshm Free Zone Organization is ready to provide the necessary supplies and sanitary equipment to these NGOs and has already distributed a thousand masks to these groups.
Saljooghi added: Organizational and youth activities being carried out by youth as NGOs are the best example of public assistance to the people. The voluntary, nongovernmental and non-political activities that are being carried out today by popular teams, especially youth, are tailored to meet the needs of the community.
Social and Health Manager continued: With the participation of NGOs, we expect to provide a better future for everyone, and especially for the next generation.
Referring to the number of NGOs in the country, She added: There are currently about 20,000 NGOs in Iran working in various sectors including cultural and tourism, religious, social, women and children, academia, etc. We hope to increase the number of NGOs in the island to the number of villages.
In the end, Saljooghi announced the efforts of this administration to create a union for island NGOs, and said: If we increase the number of registered NGOs, we can establish Home of NGOs in Qeshm.
According to the UN definition, any private organization operating independently of the government is an NGO, provided it is not created for the purpose of profit.