Iran to hold auction to mark World Wildlife Day

wildlifedayIran is to hold an auction of environment-themed paintings Tuesday (March 3) to mark the World Wildlife Day.

Hamid Reza Reihanian, the man in charge of the auction, said Sunday the auction – in which paintings with a theme on nature will go under the hammer – is to be attended by environmental artists and activists as well as a host of MPs.

He also said the presence of TV and cinema actors and actresses in the sale shows the significance of the environmental and wildlife issues for Iranians.

This news was translated by IFP from Iran’s Environment Protection Organization.