Tehran, July 20, IRNA-Iran's Supreme Council of Space Technology held first session late Tuesday with President Mohammad Khatami attending the debate.
President Khatami stressed the importance of space activities and studies in the meeting which was also attended by Minister of Telecommunications and Information Technology Ahmad Motamedi, Minister of Defense and Armed Forces Ali Shamkhani and also Minister of Roads and Transportation Ahmad Khorram.
He also underlined the importance of active presence of Iran in the space technology and described it as effective step towards sustainable development and national sovereignty.
Referring to the significant role of space-related information in sustainable development of country, the president further expressed hope that Iranian space sector could elevate Iran's position in the area of international space technology.
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