Italian Ambassador Visiting NF Iran
Tehran, Iran, May 15, 2021 – The Italian ambassador to Iran, Mr. Giuseppe Perrone visited IRAN Volleyball Federation this evening and met with IRIVF President, Dr. Mohammad Reza Davarzani.
The meeting was attended by the Head of Economic and Commercial Section of Italian Embassy, Mr. David Balloni, and the Head of Cultural Section, Ms. Yaroslava Romanova.
From Iran National Federation, Dr. Vahid Moradi as the Supreme Advisor and Mrs. Sarah Hessaby as the International Affairs Director along with president Davarzani hosted the senior officials of Italian Embassy.
This meeting takes place to discuss matters around the upcoming 2021 Volleyball Nations League (hosted by Italy with the participation of the Iranian men’s national team), the Men’s U21 World Championships (hosted by Bulgaria and Italy with the participation of the Iranian youth team) and Iran hosting the Boy’s U19 World Championships (With the presence of the Italian youth team).
In this meeting, Dr. Davarzani presented a report on the preparation process of the national volleyball team, long-term goals and world honors of Iranian volleyball to the guests.
Mr. Giuseppe Perrone while finding sport as a medium to bring togetherness among nations, pointed to the cultural commonalities between Iran and Italy and said: “Many Italians who have traveled to Iran once are willing to get back and visit Iran again.”
He also expressed his congratulation to Iran Volleyball on achieving its long-term goals and said, “I am happy for having one Italian staff in your national team”.
At the end of the meeting, they all watched the training session of the senior national men of Iran onsite.