Lorestan carpet receives world registration

Khorramabad, Lorestan province, June 22, IRNA – Head of Department of Industry, Mine and Trade of Lorestan province Reza Safikhani said on Wednesday that geographical indication of Lorestan hand-woven carpet received world registration.

Safikhani told IRNA that world registration of geographical indication of Lorestan hand-woven carpet; the artistic work will be registered and supported in all member countries of Lisbon Agreement.

He said that the world registration of the indication, which necessitates revival, revision and creativity to attract the target markets was possible by cooperation of Iran National Carpet Center, Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade and Department for Registration companies and Industrial Property.

Safikhani added that the next move is to register Lorestan carpet design.

He said that currently 23,000 weavers are involved in producing 10,000 square meters of hand-woven carpet in the province a year.

By IRNA