People should be spurred into cultural activities, Culture Minister
Publish Date : Saturday 25 May 2013 - 12:41
The Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance, Mohammad Husseini, reiterated the need for the general public to play a more supporting role in cultural grounds.
“If we care about public interference in cultural matters, we ought to provide the grounds for the same,” said Husseini addressing the ceremony held to kick off the Sacred Defense News Agency at the IRIB Basij Hall on May 23, 2013.
Addressing the audience, the Minister asserted that the news agency can be regarded as a rich reference for all the news about the Sacred Defense activities in and outside of the country.
Elsewhere in his address, he stated that the 8-year Iraq-imposed war on Iran was the manifestation of oppression, crime and insecurity in the world. “Such issues should be constantly addressed through various media outlets with various artistic means and the Sacred Defense News Agency has been formed following the same cause.”