0441 GMT June 19, 2019
The memorandum of understanding is on scientific research and protection of Sea Turtles in seven articles and two notes, IRNA reported.
Research on sea turtles and protecting them, exchanging information and data, joint research programs and financial opportunity are among objectives of the MoU.
Contents of the MoU will be implemented in five years.
MRF since two years ago has started scientific research in the island with the aim to protect green turtles, which are on the verge of extinction.
Qeshm Island is in south of Hormozgan Province in the Persian Gulf and has a population of 150,000.