"Iran Chamber of Commerce" was founded as a non-profit institute in Tehran in 1926 in order to provide requirements of the country's economic development and to establish a forum for the commercial, industrial, mining and agriculture managers for their dialogues. 22 years later "MCCIMA" was establish in Mashhad in 1948. Mr. Gholam-Reza Shafei as the head of the chamber has been leading "MCCIMA" since 2013.
The Board of Representatives of the Mashhad Chamber of Deputies consist of 15 people who have been elected by the official members of the Mashhad Chamber. During a meeting, these 15 people choose 5 people from among themselves as the Board of Directors.
A glance at the establishment date of Commercial Chambers indicates that Commerce Chamber was established on October 9th 1926 in the Ministry of Commerce in Tehran; and Commerce Chambers Law was passed in 1930. All this bears witness to this period businessmen and traders’ extensive activities.