The Sports Minister in Arsha Club
Iran Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs, The President of the National
Olympic Committee of Iran, and The President of Persepolis F.C. Visited Arsha Club
"Arsha Club is an inclusive, well-constructed, equipped and one of a kind private club which has the potential to hold international events." Iran Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs said.
Masoud Soltanifar, Iran Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs, Reza Salehi Amiri, the President of the National Olympic Committee of Iran, Mohammad Hasan Ansarifard, The President of Persepolis F.C., and Amir Jalilvand, the founder of Arsha Club and CEO of Atieh Dadeh Pardaz Co. (Sponsoring Persepolis F.C.) visited Arsha Club.
In this visit, Soltanifar declared "With the help of resources from the private sector, three years ago, here at the Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs we started an effort toward fulfilling the increasing demand for proper sporting space in different fields. Utilizing the resources of the private sector has been considered both in our budget bill and in the other bills in order to entrust incomplete projects as BOT to private entities so that we can benefit from their cooperation and investment through low rate loans."
"Some of these private entities are interested and they are investing in these projects. Arsha Club is a good example of such investments. It is is an inclusive, well-constructed, equipped and one of a kind private club which has the potential to hold international events" he added.
Soltanifar iterated that tennis is a popular sport in Iran "our rank in tennis is not satisfying and now is the time to take action, make new strategies and plan for the future. We have to reconsider our policies if we want to improve our word rank in tennis."
Explaining that there are wonderful talents in tennis of Iran, the President of Persepolis F.C., Mohammad Hasan Ansarifard said: "If we invest properly in the young generation, and utilize the opportunity of participating in international tournaments, we would definitely improve our ranking both in Asia and in the world."
In the end, The minister thanked the investor of Arsha Club and emphasized: "We hope that Arsha Club would work as a high-profile center for holding international tournaments, hosting the tennis national team camps, and also a recreation center for the general population."