Zarif congratulates Nat’l Day of Persian Gulf

IRNA – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on his way to Qatar on Tuesday released a photo over Persian Gulf, congratulating National Day of Persian Gulf.

On Tuesday, Zarif left Tehran for Doha to attend the Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD).

The Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) is an inter-governmental organization created in Thailand on June 18, 2002 to promote Asian cooperation at a continental level. The ACD was founded by 18 members. Since March 2016, the organization consists of 34 states.

On the Persian Gulf Day, April 30, the then Iranian military leader Imam-Quli Khan put an end to 117 years domination of Portugal on southern coasts.

The day was named as Persian Gulf National Day in the Iranian year of 1384 (2005-2006).