A total number of 16 Persian rugs, prayer mats and historical pateh (Iranian traditional needlework folk art) related to Qajar Dynasty and First Pahlavi Era are scheduled to be on view for the first time in Iran.
One of the major projects undertaken by National Library and Archives of Iran (NLAI) is to promote Persian language and literature in the world and some phases of the project have been completed with the listing of all of the Persian manuscript worldwide.
Persian language and literature were among the main disciplines in four Georgian universities and most of the university students were interested in taking part in and completing their courses, a senior Georgian scholar said.
There are currently 20 institutes in Russia for Persian language teaching and almost 100 people teach Persian, said the president of the Asian and African Institute of Persian Language Department at Russian Academy of Sciences.
Recipes from Iran: Persian dal, salad, and a beautiful bean dish