IBNA- At a meeting with the director of Peace and War Department of Peshawar University, Iran's Cultural Attaché to Peshawar announced that our country will send a Persian language instructor to that university.
According to IBNA correspondent, quoting from the public relations department of Islamic Culture and Relations Organization, Mehran Eskandarian, Iran's Cultural Attaché to Peshawar and the director of Iran's Culture House in Peshawar met Hossein Shahid Sohrevardi, the director of Peace and War Department of the University of Peshawar.
In the meeting, Sohrevardi stressed on the importance of learning Persian language and literature as the historical heritage of Indian Subcontinent, saying that return to this language will recover the forgotten culture, history, literature and identity of the people in this region.
Iran's Cultural Attaché to Peshawar said for his part that development of Persian language in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa region particularly in university environments is one of the key objectives of Iran's Culture House in Peshawar.
The University of Peshawar is one of the oldest universities in Pakistan, and is ranked as one of the highest rated universities in the country.
The university was founded in 1950 and offers programs for undergraduate, post-graduate, and doctoral studies. With approximately 14,000 enrolled students attending the university, it has six academic faculties with forty postgraduate department as well as two "centers of excellence.