In a meeting between Iran’s Ambassador to Oman Mohammad Reza Nouri-Shahroudi and Undersecretary of the Ministry of Heritage and Culture for Cultural Affairs Sheikh Hamad bin Hilal Al-Ma’amari, the two sides highlighted the need to expand ties in the cultural and artistic fields.
During the meeting, Iran’s envoy hailed the historic ties between the two countries and called for joint activities in line with boosting cultural relations, IRNA wrote.
“Iran expects that cultural cooperation be improved along with political and economic relations,” he said.
Commenting on Iran’s experience in renovating historic monuments, Nouri-Shahroudi said Tehran is ready to share its experiences in cultural heritage field with Muscat.
Al-Ma’amari, for his part, welcomed a boost in cultural relations along with political and historic connections, saying the two nations shared longstanding and historic ties but all potentials should be used to broaden bilateral relations.
“The Sultanate of Oman welcomes any activity that can help enhance bilateral relations,” he said.