Valasht Lake with its depth ranging from 7 to 28 meters and an altitude of 1,000 meters above the Caspian Sea level is located about 30 kilometers northeast of Kelardasht in the Northern Province of Mazandaran.
Iran has submitted two dossiers pertaining to Fars Sassanid sites and Arasbaran Protected Area for inscription in UNESCO World Heritage List. The dossiers were forwarded to IUCN and ICOMOS for evaluation.
The British Museum acquired photographs by nine artists from across the Middle East with support from Art Fund. This new acquisition takes the British Museum's Middle East art collection in new directions capturing moments in time and engaging with recent and current histories.
The UNESCO crowned Sharjah with the prestigious 'World Book Capital' for 2019 for the quality of its literary and cultural activities and for its efforts to make books accessible to the entire population of the nation.