IBNA- On the sidelines of his visit to Sacred Defense Books Fair, the Iranian Minister of Culture, Ali Jannati stated that buying the books which elaborate on the Sacred Defense is one of the priorities of his ministry.
According to IBNA correspondent, Jannati asserted that the culture ministry we also introduces and distribute these works to public libraries, cultural institutes and schools of the country. “The Sacred Defense Books Fair features books on the diaries of the martyrs of war, the Iranian combatants and their families in the form of story and novel which portray the history of the imposed war and are so impressive in political, social and pedagogical terms,” he said. The war former executed Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein imposed on Iran which is known in our country as “Sacred Defense” lasted about 8 years and inflicted disastrous damages upon both countries. Later, documents provided by the international organizations ascertained that it was Iraq which started the devastating war against Iran. Elsewhere in his remarks, the Culture Minister pointed out: “It is absolutely necessary that we take measures to translate the selected books of this fair to international languages including English to introduce the culture of sacrifice and martyrdom outside the borders of our country.”