He made the statement in a ceremony to register the collection of documents of Sheikh Safieddin Ardabili Mausoleum, IRNA reported.
He added, “There should be a great attempt in the global registration of Iran’s ancient manuscripts belonging to the mausoleum in a unified collection. The National Museum of Iran is proud to be a rich trove of the best manuscripts and Iranian historical artworks of the early Islamic Period and the Qajar Era.” he said.
Between 1935 and 1972, a total number of 700 manuscripts, which belong to Sheikh Safieddin Ardabili Mausoleum, were transferred to the museum, Nokandeh said.
The mausoleum is one of the symbols of Islamic art and civilization in which Muslims have shown their love toward God through architecture, tilework, calligraphy, painting and other forms of art, he said.