IBNA- Stressing the development of reading culture in rural areas, Culture Minister Ali Jannati said that arrival of books in villages is like sowing the seeds of knowledge in the heart of the village youths.
IBNA- In the meeting "The Rare Iranian Printed Books, Future Challenges", CEO of Iran’s Book House Institute Majid Gholami Jalisseh said that many libraries have yet to realize the importance of lithographic books.
IBNA- In the Twenty-first conference on praising the servants of the Holy Quran, Ali Jannati, Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance, said that Book is one of the important instruments for developing the Quranic culture among the interested people.”
IBNA- CEO of Iran’s Book House Institute Majid Gholami Jaliseh said that Based on official statistics from 334,903 first editions books published in 2004-2014 in Iran simply 3,435 (%1) were carriers of knowledge and top books.
IBNA- At a meeting with a German cultural delegation, Iran’s Deputy Culture Minister Seyyed Abbas Salehi referred to various cultural and scientific activities in the country declaring Iran’s readiness to boost cultural and scientific cooperation with Germany.
IBNA- Ibn Khaldun’s science is a hermeneutical effort to describe the relationship between social organization and its relevance with politics, Head of the Oriental Studies Institute in Lebanon Stefan Leder said.
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.