Head of World Crafts Council-Asia Pacific Region Ghada Hijavi said on Monday that 10 Iranian cities have already joined UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) and four more cities are to be added to the list by end of 2019.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization has praised the Iraqi nation for its warm hospitality and provision of services to millions of pilgrims heading to the holy city of Karbala to commemorate Arba’een, which marks 40 days after the anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (PBUH), the grandson of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).
Iranian cultural attaché to Ankara said UNESCO is reviewing a preliminary plan suggested by Turkey to register the travel routes of the 13th-century Persian poet, Molavi, also known as Rumi, from Afghanistan to Iran and then to Anadolu, Turkey.
Iran’s Minister of Science, Research and Technology Mansoor Gholami expressed the country’s readiness to promote regional and international cooperation with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
Iran and Germany are expanding archeological collaboration in line with the plans to inscribe the ruins of Rab’-e Rashidi, an educational complex dating back to the 14th century, in the northwestern East Azarbaijan Province, on the UNESCO World Heritage list.
Four Hamedan tourist attractions and historical monuments in western Iran are now on the UNESCO Temporary List of World Heritage, Director General of the Office for the Preservation and Restoration of Monuments of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Hadi Amini-Roueini said on Wednesday.
Iran has applied to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to register the historic beautiful region of Hawraman located in the western province of Kordestan in its list of the world heritage.