H.E. Mr. Sarvar Bakhti, president of the ECO Cultural Institute (ECI), in a message to the National Conference on commemoration of Atamelak Joveyni which was held on January 1, 2022 at the Parseh Hall of Joveyn county, in Razavi Khorasan Province in Iran with the participation of officials, academicians, researchers and scientific centers underlined the importance of Joveyn tourism development.
According to the ECO Cultural Institute, the message reads as follows:
Iran as a country with rich cultural heritage in the ECO region enjoys outstanding tourism attractions; the historical monuments in the city of Joveyn, which date back more than three thousand years, as well as the glory of the ancient mausoleum of Joveyn dignitaries who are famous worldwide are indications that prove it right.
The great dignitaries of Joveyn including Aladdin Atamelak Joveyni, Saad al-Din Hamavi Joveyni, Najmuddin Kobra, Khaja Shamsuddin Joveyni, Imam al-Haramain Joveyni, Mo'in al-Din Joveyni, Sadr al-Din Hamwi Joveyni and Khaja Bonasr Meshkan, are not only the most honorable personalities in Joveyn but also the most famous in the ECO region.
Atamalek Joveyni is an instance of the rich heritage of the great ECO civilization, and we, as readers of the magnificent works of ECO personalioties, have the opportunity to benefit from their valuable experiences over a wide range of time and place and achieve a positive image of cultural identity, values, beliefs and behavioral patterns.
The president of the ECO Cultural Institute expressed his hope that Joveyni`s valuable works would be translated and published in the world`s most important languages and new ways would be opened to his enthusiasts to recognize his works and thoughts.
In the scientific-specialized panel of the conference, Dr. Ahmad Khatami, Dean of the Faculty of Literature and Humanities of Shahid Beheshti University; Dr. Abbas Ghanbari Adivi, a university professor and director of Newsheh Publishing, and Dr. Abdolmehdi Mostakin, director of the Culture Department of the National Commission for UNESCO, examined the various dimensions of Atamelak Joveyni's distinguished personality and worldview.
In the sideline of the event attended by a group of authories and officials of Joveyn county Atamelak Joveyni`s bust was unveiled and cultural plaque was installed at the Joveyn Museum of Sacred Defense.
It is worth mentioning that in this conference, the ECO Cultural Institute awarded its plaque to the research center on Joneyni`s works and a selection of books published by the ECO Cultural Institute was donated to the library of Andadeh village.