Boosting cultural ties between Iran and China stressed

Publish Date : Thursday 27 July 2017 - 22:06
IBNA– In a meeting with Chinese writers and the representatives of China’s ‎Writers Association, CEO of Iran’s Cultural Fairs Institutes stressed on boosting ‎cultural ties between the two countries.‎
According to IBNA correspondent, quoting from the public relations office of Iran’s Cultural Fairs Institute, CEO of the institute Amir Mas’oud Shahram-Nia had a meeting with the representatives of China’s Writers Association, and Chinese writers and poets, in a group of seven, last Wednesday.
As well as Shahram-Nia, the meeting was attended by the Cultural Deputy of the Book City Institute Ali Asghar Mohammad Khani; Director of the International Department of the Iranian Cultural Exhibitions Institute Gholam Reza No`ei; Professor of Chinese Language at Alameh Tabataba’ei University Mirza Nia and the Director of Kia Literary Agency Ha`eri were also present.
In this meeting, Shahram-Nia said: “We are glad to provide the conditions for expanding cultural relations between the two countries and hope to develop them by attending the 24th Beijing International Book Fair as the guest of honor.”
A representative of China’s Writers Association also said at the meeting: "This is the first time that we send our writers to Iran, and we are pleased with that. Iran is an ancient and civilized country in the world and has a long and brilliant history and culture.”
The cultural assistant of the book city explained about a literary bridge established between Iranian-Chinese and said: "The literary bridge will be opened tomorrow and we plan to have a variety of programs in this country for the next 2 years to develop contemporary literature between the two countries."
The 24th Beijing Book Fair will be held from 23 to 27 August, 2017. In this event, Iran is the guest of honor.
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