On Tuesday, January 11, 2022, ECI president, Mr. Sarvar Bakhti and head of the Iranian Academy of Arts, Dr. Bahman Namvar Motlagh met and discussed the expansion of joint cooperation.
According to the ECO Cultural Institute, while welcoming the president of the ECO Cultural Institute, Dr. Namvar Motlagh referred to the common history and civilization of the ECO region and offered his proposal for several joint implementation projects.
He also said: "The remains of architecture, painting and visual artworks evidence the long cooperation between artists in the history of the region."
He underscored the participation of artists in activities as an important factor to create further unity and friendship among nations.
The head of the Academy of Arts also underlined the importance of holding meetings and workshops on scientific exchange and artistic experience between ECO countries and publishing valuable books about ECO artists.
H.E. Mr. Sarvar Bakhti, President of the ECO Cultural Institute, indicating that the proposals of the head of the Academy of Arts are close to the goals of the ECO Cultural Institute, emphasized: "We share the same root and we have a common history and civilization".
In conclusion, president of the ECO Cultural Institute announced readiness to expand mutual cooperation in various projects.
At the end of the meeting, president of ECO Cultural Institute paid a visit to different parts of the Academy of Arts such as galleries, conference halls, pool house and Behesht Gate, which display beautiful Iranian architecture.