IBNA- Deputy Culture Minister Seyyed Abbas Salehi attended Farhang-e Mo`aser bookstore Thursday and talked about the measures taken by this ministry regarding the proliferation and publishing of unauthorized books.
IBNA- At a meeting with the Deputy of Youth Affairs of the Ministry of Sports, CEO of Iran’s Book House Majid Gholami Jalisseh said that NGOs have the capability to promote reading throughout the country.
IBNA- A researcher of Iran Cultural Heritage Organization Khosrow Khansari spoke on the participation of publishers on the sidelines of the Eighth Conference of European Iranologists Association without their Iranian counterparts.
IBNA- Director of the Twenty-second International Exhibition of Printing and Packaging announced the presence of 750 local and foreign companies in this round of the exhibition, in a press conference.
IBNA- Visiting the Austrian National Library, Director of Iran’s National Library and Archives Seyyed Reza Amiri Salehi met his Austrian counterpart Johanna Rachinger (PhD) and they agreed to hold a joint cultural fair in 2019.
IBNA- Deputy Culture Minister Seyyed Abbas Salehi spoke on the efforts of the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance to set up subsidiaries to handle legal issues related to books and publication.
IBNA- Speaking on the advantages of holding the 1st Iran EBooks’ Fair, Deputy Culture Minister Seyyed Abbas Salehi said that this event provided an opportunity to realize supplementary sources which help readership in the country.
IBNA- At a meeting in Tehran, heads of Iran and Turkey’s national libraries decided to increase cultural cooperation based on a joint collaboration calendar.
IBNA- On the last day of the Twenty-third Book Week of Iran, Culture Minister Ali Jannati visited bookshops on Enghelab Ave in Tehran in a bid to promote the culture of book reading.
IBNA- Prominent Iranian writer Mahmoud Dowlatabadi says that digital publishing is not helpful for the books; on the contrary the publication of books in websites has trammeled the rights of the writers and publishers.
IBNA- Head of the Iranian Department of Environment Ma’soumeh Ebtekar said that Special media such as IBNA are carrying out a very important task and have a great responsibility to promote reading and so do a valuable work.”
IBNA- The first book published jointly by an Iranian commercial-industrial company and the English John Wiley & Sons, Inc will be unveiled at the 13th International Functional and Academic Book Fair.
IBNA- At a news conference, Iran’s Culture Ministry Spokesman Hossein Noushabadi stated: “Our key policy is to boost absorbing foreign investment and we should raise our paper making industry to the high quality international level.”
IBNA- From now on, the Iranian literati will be able to exchange their views directly with Deputy Culture Minister Seyyed Abbas Salehi (PhD) via e-mail and make their proposals to him.
IBNA- Iran’s Minister of Culture Ali Jannati believes that development and promotion of the general culture of the country is only possible through dialogue and exchange of ideas and not in a cramped, greenhouse space.
IBNA- The executive secretary of the Festival for Introducing Iran’s Book Capital announced the date November 11, 2015, as the deadline for sending applications to the secretariat of this event.
IBNA- Two Iranian representatives at the 2015 International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA), Gholam Reza Amirkhani and Fatemeh Pazouki will present their report of this event in Irandoc (Iranian Research Institute for Information Science and Technology).
IBNA- ‘A Guide Book to International Printing and Packaging Fairs’ in Persian has provided the latest information about the international print industry, packaging and related industries.
IBNA- On the eve of the International White Cane Safety Day, the Special Library for the Blind will open on Wednesday, October 14, 2015, at the central library of Tehran University.
IBNA- In the opening ceremony of the Public library of Qom Seminary, religion expert Ayatollah Sobhani said that constructing libraries may create opportunities for researchers and authors and preserve the works against robbery and abuse.