Iranian, Portuguese cultural officials discuss enhancement of mutual cooperation

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian and Portuguese officials voiced their willingness for sharing their experiences in various fields of culture, including copyright.

In a meeting between Iranian Deputy Minister of Culture Hossein Noushabadi and Portuguese Secretary of State for Culture Jorge Barreto Xavier on Saturday, the two sides vowed to utilize each and every capacity to broaden and deepen cultural cooperation.

“We favor using Iran’s valuable experience in the field of copyright as well as the laws pertaining to safeguarding the rights of the writers and artists,” the Portuguese official noted.

In June, Iran and Portugal signed two memoranda of understanding (MoU) in cultural areas in a bid to open a new chapter in their bilateral ties.

Also in September, Portugal’s Ambassador to Tehran Mario Damas Nunes voiced his country’s enthusiasm for expanding cooperation with Iran in difference political, economic, scientific and tourism sectors.

Speaking in a meeting with Head of Iran’s Chamber of Commerce Gholam Hossein Shafeyee in Tehran, the Portuguese envoy underlined the importance of exchanging delegations between the two nations, and called for future visits and meetings between private sectors.

“Exchange of information to choose an appropriate time such as the National Day or Portugal’s Economy Day for the delegation’s trip to Iran, should be considered” he added.

“Iran and Portugal can collaborate in various fields, including energy, agriculture, oil and gas,” the envoy pointed out.

By Fars News Agency

 

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