Nizamuddin Zahedi, the new Tajik ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Iran, visited ECI headquarters on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 and met with Dr. Mazaheri, president of this international organization.
According to ECI public relations, at the meeting Dr. Mazaheri appreciated the presence of the new Tajik ambassador and said the common cultural, religious heritage and Persian language of the two great nations of Iran and Tajikistan provide proper grounds for strengthening cooperation between ECI and Tajikistan in the future.
Briefing the ambassador about some of the activities of this international organization, including holding the 4th meeting of heads of ECO National Libraries in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, the ECI president added: "Defining academic cooperation, organizing handicrafts exhibitions, expansion of tourism and holding Cultural weeks might be among the areas of cooperation between the Tajik embassy and the institute. He further noted that during the incumbent period of management at ECI, books and magazines have been published on Tajikistan's literature and also the commemoration of Mirza Tursunzada, the Tajik national hero, has also been held. Concluding his remarks, Dr. Mazaheri said that ECI fully prepared to expand its cultural cooperation with the Tajik government and embassy.
The new Tajik ambassador also expressed gratitude to the ECI president for his views and expressed readiness for the cooperation with this international organization in its vast scope of cultural and artistic activities for promoting the commonalities of the member states, especially Tajikistan.
Tajikistan's new ambassador further lauded the measures taken for the promotion of Tajikistan's arts and culture including the publication of books on Tajik literature such as 'Yek Beyt Parnian', 'the Return of Khajeh Nasreddin' and Sotim Ulughzada' and emphasized that Tajikistan, as one of the main members of the Institute, have always endeavored for strengthening and deepening ties between the member states and the Institute.
At the end of the visit, Tajik Ambassador and his entourage visited different parts and facilities of this international organization.