Professor Sarvar Bakhti, the President of the ECO Cultural Institute, met with Dr. Mohammad Saleh Jokar, the Representative of Yazd city and the Chairperson of the Councils and Internal Affairs Commission in the Islamic Consultative Assembly (Iranian Parliament), on Sunday evening, January 10, 2022.
According to the ECO Cultural Institute, at the meeting, Sarvar Bakhti referred to inscription of Yazd as a world city of cultural heritage in UNESCO list and said: Yazd is the source of pride of all the nations of the ECO region.
The President of the ECO Cultural Institute also expressed hope that with the support of Dr. Jokar, cooperation between the ECO Cultural Institute and the international city of Yazd would expand in the near future.
Dr. Mohammad Saleh Jokar, the Representative of Yazd city, welcomed the views of the President of the ECO Cultural Institute, and said: "The policy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in expanding cooperation with ECO member countries is being seriously pursued."
The Chairperson of the Councils and Internal Affairs Commission of the Islamic Consultative Assembly also referred to the long-standing emphasis of the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran on strengthening cooperation with ECO, adding: Yazd province is ready to expand joint cultural, artistic and tourism cooperation with ECO member countries.
It is worth mentioning that Mr. Kokabzadeh, one of the top managers of Yazd private sector, Dr. Ziaei, Tourism Advisor, and Mohammad Mahmoudi, Media advisor to the President of ECO Cultural Institute, were also present at this meeting.