Tasnim – The national flag of Iran was hoisted in Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, on Thursday.
The flag-raising ceremony was held at the Athletic Village of the 2018 Asian Games at 9 a.m. local time.
The 2018 Asian Games will officially kick off on August 18 and last till September 2.
Iran’s chef de mission Nasrollah Sajjadi attended the ceremony.
A total of 387 athletes will represent Iran in 42 sports in the 2018 Asian Games.