H.E. Mr. Sarvar Bakhti, President of ECO Cultural Institute, in his speech at the Yalda celebration of the Iranian Women's Occupations (Handicrafts), which was held on Tuesday, December 21, 2021 in the presence of a large number of officials and diplomatic missions in Tehran at Sa`ad Abad Palace in Tehran said: "If Yalda is the longest and darkest night of the year, the women of ECO region are its most beautiful dawn."
According to the ECO Cultural Institute, H.E. Mr. Sarvar Bakhti continued: "Today we are together with women who play key role in economy`s stability and growth as well as the economic maintenance of the family."
"These are women who take their originality from the heart of history and are proud of their oriental identity", he added.
"If there were no women, the world would not have heart and soul, and there would be no tomorrow and no next generation," He continued.
At the end, the president of the ECO Cultural Institute paid tribute to the position of ECO women by reciting verses from the famous Tajik national poet Mirzo Tursunzoda, which was well received by the audience.