The farewell and introduction ceremony for the head of the International Sturgeon Research Institute was held with the presence ofDr. Rasoul Zare, the vice president of the Agricultural Research Education and Extension Organization, Dr. Tanhaei, the deputy director of management and human resource development of the Gilan Governorate, Dr. Bahmani, the director of the Iranian Fisheries Science and Research Institute, Mr. Darvishi, the general manager of the Gilan Department of Fisheries, Mr. Almasi, the deputy director of plant production improvement of the Organization of Agriculture – Jahad - Gilan, Dr. Hosseini, the head of the Rice Research Institute of Iran, Dr. Shahin Rokhsar, the deputy director of research and technology of the Gilan Agricultural and Natural Resources Research and Education Center, the director of international relations at the University of Guilan, the heads of thecenters for reproduction and rebuilding resources of aquatics in Gilan and a group of managers of research centers and executive
organizations as well as the staff of the International Sturgeon Research Institute. At the ceremony, the efforts of Dr. Maryam Fallahi during her tenure as the head of the International Sturgeon Research Institutewere gratefully acknowledged. Dr. Alireza Shenavar Masuleh was appointed as the head of the International Sturgeon Research Instituteby issuing a decree by Dr. Khavazi, the deputy minister and the head of the Agricultural Research Education and Extension Organization.