Iranian poet honored by Armenia's culture minister
Publish Date : Wednesday 28 September 2011 - 18:01
Ahmad Nourizadeh has been granted Armenia's gold medal of culture by Grigor Arakelian, Armenia's ambassador to Iran.
On September 26, 2011, Grigor Arakelian presented Ahmad Nourizadeh, Iranian poet, translator and Armenialogist and founder of the discipline in Persian, a gold medal of culture from the Armenia's minister of culture.
The medal was awarded to Nourizadeh in a ceremony held in the presence of Armenian culture vultures, religious and national figures, Armenia's archbishop in Iran and the representative of Armenians in the Islamic Assembly of Iran.
Some years ago, Nourizadeh received an honorary Professorship degree from the Yerevan University. His Rain Apple Garden and Peter I are being reprinted for the third time in Iran. A while earlier, the third print-run of his book entitled as Armenia's History and Culture were was released by Cheshmeh.
Born in 1951, Nourizadeh is one the prominent poets and translators in the present era in the Islamic Republic of Iran. He has so far published as many as 17 books.