In an interview with SABTA, Masoud Pezeshkian mentioned: “the actions taken by the Revival Fund in the historic buildings revival area are an effective legal task, which shows that if we could do other tasks in this way and generalize this method to other affairs, we would be more successful.”
He added that if the government wishes to do all the affairs by itself, it is bounded to failure; however, if the government wants to create prosperity in the country, it should entrust some of its tasks to the people (the private sector).
He pointed out to the supervisory role of governmental institutions in entrusting historic buildings and said that worldwide experience shows that efficiency and economic productivity of the private sector is more effective. So, the more government entrusts affairs to people (the private sector), the more successful and more effective it will be.
Pezeshkian emphasized that reviving historic buildings can revive a significant part of our past, and a lively and dynamic society can never neglects its history nor destroy it. Reviving the past can show us the road to a successful future.
Finally, Pezeshkian, who is also the representative of Tabriz, Azarshahr and Osku people in the Parliament of Iran, reminded: “if we want to have a society that recognizes its identity and can regain its power in stark situations, then it must get to know the past. Reviving historic buildings is a major part of getting to know a society’s history.”