Tunisian president receives Iranian culture minister

Tunis, Oct 17, IRNA – Tunisian President Muhammad al-Munsif al-Marzuki here Friday received and talked with visiting Iranian Culture and Islamic Guidance Minister Ali Jannati who is in Tunisia to attend the Iran Culture Week events.
In the meeting at the Tunisian Cartage Presidential Palace the Tunisian president and the Iranian minister sought ways for comprehensive expansion of bilateral ties.

In the meeting in the presence of the Tunisian Culture Minister Morad al-Sakli, the expansion of cultural and artistic cooperation between the two countries was especially in the focus of attention.

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

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.

Expansion of relations with Muslim nations, including Tunisia, has always been atop Iran’s foreign policy agenda.

Tunisia Culture Week, too, is scheduled be held in Iran next year.

By IRNA

 

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