0118 GMT January 18, 2020
A number of Nakhchivan and Iranian officials including Consul General Mansour Ayrom, and the head of Aras Free Trade Zone Mohsen Nariman attended the opening ceremony, IRNA reported.
Organized by Iran's Cultural Center in the republic, the exhibition reviews the 27-year-old ties between Iran and Nakhchivan.
Ayrom said in the ceremony that the aim of the exhibition is make the audience acquainted with the development of the ties between the two republics thorough pictures.
"Upholding history plays an important role in understanding the political, social and cultural roots of mutual interactions which can also elucidate the future," he said.
Depicting the historical relations through pictures is part of each country's history as an important asset to be transferred to the next generation, Ayrom said.
Referring to the difficult situation of the region following the dissolution of the Soviet Union, Ayrom stressed that the cultural event shows how the two nations stood by each other during hardships and how peaceful coexistence continued until today.