The exhibition of Afghan Photos and Handicrafts kicked off during a ceremony held at ECI Headquarters
On Wednesday January 8, 2014 which was attended by Iftikhar Husain Arif, President of the ECO Cultural Institute, Noor Mohammad Noor, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Javanshir Akhundov, Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Noor Mohammad Jadmani, Ambassador of Islamic Republic of Pakistan and a number of Afghan artists residing in Iran.
At the ceremony, President of ECO Cultural Institute while expressing his pleasure for organizing this cultural event, said: " there is a close cooperation between the Institute and Afghanistan".
Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in Tehran also appreciated the Institute for mounting the exhibition and said: " today's world is the world of commonalities. The commonalities of the ECO countries are deep- rooted in history and last forever."
Later at the event, excerpts from Afghan classical music were performed by a young Afghan artist.