Concurrent with the State Language Day in Tajikistan, October 5, the National Museum of Tajikistan in Dushanbe opened a new section dedicated to the works of the famous Persian poet Hafez.
The Hafez section in the museum generally includes manuscripts related to Hafez and copies of Hafez's divan, a collection of his surviving ghazals.It is the first time that an independent section for Hafez has been considered in the museums of Persian speaking countries. The launch of the Hafez section at the museum happened on the final day of the 11th Dushanbe International Book Exhibition “Kitobi Dushanbe 2023” (The Book of Dushanbe), which was held in the Tajikistan capital city, From October 3 to 5.
Iran Book and Literature House represented Iran’s publishing industry at the fair, presenting over 800 titles on various subjects of classic and contemporary literature including poetry and novels, and titles related to the holy Prophet of Islam (PBUH). The international book exhibition presented books of 50 publications from Tajikistan and eight other countries.