Deputy Director of Islamic Culture and Relations Organization Qorbanali Pourmarjan met and held talks with the Ambassador of Pakistan to Tehran Rahim Hayat Qureshi on the expansion of cultural cooperation.
During the meeting, Pourmarjan said that Iran had always taken special measures to develop cultural ties, especially with the Pakistanis, and it is doing its best to strengthen relations with other nations, Mehr News Agency reported.
He stressed the need to increase international cultural interaction between Iran and Pakistan, adding that Iran is interested in implementing joint cultural programs between the two countries in the fields of film industry, cultural exhibitions, exchange of students and professors.
The Pakistani ambassador, for his part, emphasized the importance of Pakistan’s fraternal and long-standing relations with Iran, saying that his country deeply values cultural relations with Iran and wants to expand cultural cooperation.
Stressing the need to strengthen the common cultural capacities between Iran and Pakistan, he expressed hope that the two countries will expand and deepen their relations in all related fields.