Iran president urges promotion of cinema capacities

IRNA – President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday called for promotion of Iranian cinema’s capacities at national and international levels.

Iran’s cinema should try to increase its share from other countries’ culture and arts and also the global film industry, he said in a message to the closing ceremony of the 36th edition of Fajr International Film Festival.

‘We should promote our instruments, capabilities and capacities at the national and international levels on a daily basis.’

He also urged active presence of Iranian cinema in the global cultural diplomacy.

The 36th Fajr International Film Festival opened 1 February 2018 and the closing ceremony was held on 11 February in Tehran’s Milad Tower.