IBNA– Italy’s Cultural Attaché to Tehran Carlo Cereti said that in the early days of Tehran International Book Fair, Italian publishers signed over 20 agreements with their Iranian counterparts for translation into Persian and Italian.
IBNA– Dutch Iranologist and history expert Willem Floor (PhD), described his book ‘Wall Paintings And Other Figurative Mural Art in Qajar Iran’ as a book which discusses Iranian art, culture and history.
IBNA - While visiting the Book House stand, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said that drawing people’s attention to reading books is a multilateral task which demands to be dealt with in media and outside.”
IBNA- Associate Professor of the Department of Culture and Ancient Languages in Tehran University Mahmoud Jafari announced the publication of the book “Guide to Middle Persian inscriptions (Sassanid Pahlavi).
IBNA- Describing the achievements of his recent visit to Russia, Head of Iran’s National Library Seyyed Reza Salehi Amiri referred to the documents showing 515 years of relations between Iran and Russia.
IBNA- On the sidelines of the closing ceremony of Iran’s National Festival of Print Industry, Culture Minister Ali Jannati said that he is so optimistic about the future of publishing industry in the country.
IBNA- Following the death of the acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami, the photographer and author Kourosh Ranjbar said that through his vision, Kiarostami brought beauty out of the heart of ugliness.
IBNA- While considering the copyright an urgent issue by the government, the head of the Office of Iranian Writers Legal Counsel said that Iran’s joining the copyright improves its international status.
IBNA- Visiting the 24th International Quran Exhibition, Khalid Eren, Director General of IRCICA said that he is glad to see translations of Quran printed by this research center displayed in this exhibition.”
IBNA- Conductor of Iran’s National Orchestra, Farhad Fakhreddini who worked with the late musician Kamal Pour-Torab at the Conservatory of National Music said that Pour-Torab spent a lifetime to study music and compile books.
IBNA- The British author of the best-selling novel ‘The Lighthouse’ Alison Moore, expressed her pleasure at meeting the Iranian publisher of her work. She also praised the progressive character of the Iranian President, Hassan Rouhani.