Head of Inspection Bureau of Iran's Supreme Leader's Office:

Asian Congress of Urology Significant Step in Promoting Healthcare

Kish Island, December6, 2014 - The Head of Inspection Bureau of Iran's Supreme Leader's office has described the ongoing Asian Congress of Urology as a "significant step in promoting healthcare in human society."

According to the Public Relations and International Affairs Department of Kish Free Zone Organization, Hojjat-al-Islam Nateq Nouri made the comments at the 12th edition of Asian Congress of Urology which kicked off on Kish Island on Friday.

 "Given the necessity of urologic healthcare, this congress can pave the way for further scientific solidarity among regional countries and ultimately lead to the promotion of healthcare in human societies," said Iranian cleric.

 Hojjat-al-Islam Nateq Nouri also praised the efforts of Iran Urology Society in the field of research and studies related to healthcare.

 "The sciences that serve humanity have always been affirmed by Islam and the presence of eminent Muslim scientists throughout the history is the best reason for this issue," said the Iranian cleric.

 "Kindness, sympathy and unity in the light of science and knowledge have been strongly recommended in Islam and we seek to gain knowledge and scientific technologies to reach unity and solidarity and move forward in the real path of prosperity," Hojjat-al-Islam Nateq Nouri concluded.

The 12th edition of Asian Congress of Urology kicked off on Kish Island on Friday, with more than 2,000 Iranian and foreign physicians in attendance.

The previous editions of the congress have been held in Japan, Taiwan and India and this is the first time that a Middle Eastern country hosts the major medical event

 Medical experts from 26 countries including Australia, Canada, Germany, US, Britain, Italy, Japan, Hong Kong, Turkey, Austria, South Korea, Qatar and UAE have taken part in the congress.

The congress is seen as the biggest international medical event held in Iran during the past 50 years.

 PR & Int'l Affairs Department- KFZO