Minister: Culture the most important social issue in Iran

Publish Date : Saturday 14 October 2017 - 19:21
IBNA– Referring to culture as the key issue in Iran, Culture Minister Sayyed Abbas Salehi said that personnel of the ministry make efforts to improve the bio-psychological environment of the society.
According to IBNA correspondent, quoting from the Public Relations and Information Department of the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance, in a meeting held on Thursday, with the personnel of the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance Salehi said: “We are the members of the same family who can make good things happen to the country and the Revolution, if we work together. Culture has been an important issue for the revolution, and one can say that the nature of this revolution is cultural.”
Stressing that culture is the main issue and the most important social point in our country, he added: “According to the Supreme Leader [Ayatollah Ali Khamenei], culture is equivalent to the air we breathe. If a society lacks fresh air, it will suffer from respiratory disorders. It can also be said that a society that finds it difficult to cope with culture will face more problems on its way.”
Referring to the capabilities and skills existing in the Iranian provinces, the Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance stressed: “We should see the provinces in the light of a more extended outlook and the motto, "Iran is not just Tehran" is a fact, because there are ingenuities in the provinces that should be noticed.”
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