On Monday February 8, 2021, ECO Cultural Institute in cooperation with Embassy of The Republic of Uzbekistan in Tehran, will hold a webinar on “The Works of Ali-Shir Nava'i, Scientific and Cultural Achievement of the Region”.
According to the ECO Cultural Institute, in this webinar, which will be held on the occasion of the 580th birth anniversary of Mir Ali-Shir Nava'i, the great politician and poet of the region, Sarvar Bakhti, President of the ECO Cultural Institute, Gholam-Ali Haddad-Adel, Head of the Academy of Persian Language and Literature, Bakhodir Abdullaev, Ambassador of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Tehran, Abdulghafoor Liwal, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Nizamuddin Zahedi, Ambassador of the Republic of Tajikistan and a number of scientists and researchers in the region, will speak about the works of this famous intellectual and poet.
In addition to the program, video clips will display the institutions, universities and parks named after this prominent figure in the countries of the region.
It is worth mentioning that Mir Nizam-al-Din Ali-Shir Nava'i (844 AH in Herat - 906 AH) was a prominent poet, scientist and politician during the reign of the Timurids and contemporary with Sultan Husayn Bayqara (844-911 AH). His name is Ali-Shir bin Ghiyath ud-Din Kichkina Bakhshi or Kichkina Bahadur and nicknamed "Nizam-al-Din". He is considered one of the most famous politicians and cultural figures of the Timurid period.
He was a well-known scientist and poet and wrote many poems in both Persian and Jaghatai (Uzbek); for this reason, he was known as "Zul-Lasanin". His nickname in Turkish poems is "Nava'i" and in Persian poems is "Fani".