On July 7, 2018, ECI headquarters hosted the first official meeting for the examination of the '1st Molana World Festival' Project.
According to ECI Public Relations, at the meeting Dr. Mohammad Mahdi Mazaheri, ECI President, met with Dr. Abdolhossein Laleh as well as Mr. Alireza Rezadad, the senior advisor to the Cinema Association of the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
At the meeting, agreements were made for the joint cooperation of ECI and the Cinema Association for organizing the '1st Molana World Festival'.
While highlighting the unique position of Molana within the ECO Member States Dr. Mazaheri, ECI President, noted the significance of cultural policies in the advancement of political ones and expressed ECI's readiness for organizing this Festival.
It is worth mentioning that the official secretariat of the Festival shall commence activities in ECO Cultural Institute soon.