Iran, Tunisia ink two cooperation agreements

Beirut, Oct 15, IRNA – Iran’s Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Ali Jannati and his Tunisian counterpart Mourat Sakli inked two cooperation agreements in Tunisia Wednesday morning.
According to the agreements, the two sides would cooperate in the fields of music and book translation.

Meanwhile, Iran’s first cultural week in Tunisia, following the Islamic Awakening in that country, kicked off its work on Tuesday afternoon in the presence of Jannati.

Sakli, Tunisian Minister of Education Fathi al-Jarray, a number of Tunisian university professors and a group of students and artists attended the opening ceremony of the event.

Deputy Head of Culture and Islamic Communication Organization Mohammad Hussein Hashemi, Iran’s new Ambassador to Tunis Mustafa Boroujerdi and Iran’s Cultural Attaché in Tunis Sadeq Ramezani Gulafzani were among participants, too.

Hashemi is accompanied by 30 Iranian artists in the fields of music, theatre, cinema, literature, plastic arts and handicrafts.

The cultural week will last until October 19, 2014.



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