Dr. Mohammad Bagher Nobakht, Iranian Vice-President and President of Planning and Budget Organization met with National Federations officials.

Iran Basketball Federation; Tehran: during the meeting which was initiated by Iran NOC, NFs’ President gathered around the negotiation table with Iranian Vice-President and President of Planning and Budget Organization and shared their problems.
Dr. Ramin Tabatabaei also was among the leading NF officials who presented basketball in the meeting and reported on the activities of national squads and preparations.
“This is the second time that Iranian basketball has secured an Olympic berth, but this team requires support. Our programs will start in December and we will hold camps in the upcoming two weeks. We received 20% of the budget from the Ministry of Sports and we need more support” stated the President.

Appreciating the presence of Dr. Nobakht, Dr. Tabatabaei also stressed: “We took the Olympic quota in a difficult way. We have capable technical staff. Governing body’s officials asked me about the facilities and I said we only have one hall. We have good talents and this field should be supported”.