The Pishgaman Specialized Union Became National Top Cooperative
Pishgaman Specialized Union and Pishgaman Badpa Post was appreciated as the national top cooperative, and Pishgaman Kavir Cooperative Company and Pishgaman Asr-e-Ertebatat was honored as the top cooperative of Yazd province.
According to the public relations of Pishgaman Cooperative Group;
The 16th Festival of National Top Cooperatives was held on the occasion of Cooperation Week with the presence of the Minister of Cooperative, Labor and Social Welfare, the President of the Iranian Cooperatives Chamber and other officials in the Ministry’s effort hall.
In this festival, Mr. Mohammad Reza Rezaeinejad, CEO of Pishgaman Specialized Union, as the top national cooperative in the extra-provincial field, and Mr. Mohammad Hadi Eslami, CEO of Pishgaman Badpa Post Cooperative Company, as a worthy typical unit, was honored with a statue and a plaque of appreciation.
The Minister of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare at the Festival of National Top Cooperatives expressed hope that the 13th government would be a launching pad for cooperatives to reach the main destination that mentioned in the constitution.
Mr. Abdul Maleki, about the challenges of the cooperative sector, said: “the position of cooperative companies and their role in economic dynamism and the development of job opportunities is not hidden from anyone. The cooperative sector also has a special place in our country’s laws, and Articles 43 and 44 of the Constitution deal with the cooperative economy and aim to increase the cooperative share in the country’s economy to 25 percent by the end of the Fifth Plan. A goal that, of course, was not achieved, and unfortunately this share is now less than 5%”.
The Minister of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare added: “There are five basic elements in the Cooperative Sector, including; democratic, justice, knowledge-based, external and introverted, and all these pillars must be considered”.
It is worth mentioning that the Festival of Top Cooperatives of Yazd province was held with the presence of Mr. Mohammad Ali Talebi, the governor of Yazd, and Mr. Emad Tashkar, the head of Cooperative, Labor and Social Welfare and also the Pishgaman Kavir Cooperative Company and Pishgaman Asr-e-Ertebatat Production Cooperative Company was honored.