IBNA- The National Library of Azerbaijan presented over 40 books, magazines and non-print sources to the National Library of Iran.
According to IBNA correspondent, quoting from the public relations department of National Library and Archives Organization of Iran, in a new round of cooperation, the National Library of Azerbaijan granted 36 books, magazines as well as non-print sources to its Iranian counterpart.
The National Library of Azerbaijan is a central state library of Azerbaijan, located in Baku and founded in 1922. It is named after Mirza Fatali Akhundov (Akhundzadeh), an Azerbaijani dramatist and philosopher who lived in Qajar era of Iran.
Its facades feature the statues of various writers and poets: Nezami Ganjavi, Mahsati, Uzeyir Hajibeyov, Shota Rustaveli, Alexander Pushkin and several others.
The present National Library of Iran incorporates many different collections including many rare and valuable manuscripts. The central main branch is located in north-central Tehran.
The new building is specially designed to combine different faculties of the library in a single platform. The library by itself is over 90,000 square meters, the largest library campus in the Middle East.