The illustrated book "World Intangible Cultural Heritage of ECO Region", has been published under the supervision of Sarvar Bakhti, president of the ECO Cultural Institute, compiled and translated by Masuma Nazari, by the publications of the ECO Cultural Institute, in 132 pages, in both Persian and English.
According to the ECO Cultural Institute, the book aims to highlight the legacies from the ten countries in the ECO region inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List of the intangible cultural heritage of humanity by the end of 2020 to introduce the common heritage of the member states to the region and to strengthen the ties among the ECO peoples.
In his introduction to the book, Sarvar Bakhti, expressed hope that the work would make the ECO countries more aware of their common heritage and encourage them to identify and register their common cultural heritage.
The book comprises 68 items of intangible cultural heritage from ten countries of Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List of the intangible cultural heritage of humanity by the end of 2020.
Those interested can order the book from the Diplomatic Library of the ECO Cultural Institute, phone: 021 27673246 .