News ID: 322620
Published: 0241 GMT July 01, 2022

Iran, Pakistan highlight expansion of cultural cooperation

Iran, Pakistan highlight expansion of cultural cooperation

Arts & Culture Desk

In a meeting on Friday between Iranian and Pakistani officials, both sides highlighted the expansion of cultural cooperation in making joint films and having media ties.

Iran’s Ambassador to Pakistan Mohammad-Ali Hosseini said that both countries enjoy great capacities in terms of making films and TV series and this opportunity must be seized to produce joint productions, IRNA wrote.

To this end, Iran’s Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting voiced its readiness to develop cooperation with Pakistani organizations, the envoy added.

Speaking about the significance of joint cultural products including an artwork on the life of Pakistani poet Allama Iqbal, Iran’s envoy said that both sides agreed to make joint programs.

Stating that common interests between Iran and Pakistan can be the basis for development of media relations between the two countries, the envoy said, adding that media interaction between the two countries will further strengthen bilateral relations in various fields including culture and public relations.

Pakistan’s Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb talked about the previous agreements signed between the two countries, voicing her country’s readiness to improve the ties.

The Pakistani minister said that expansion of ties, particularly cultural programs, is on the Pakistan government’s agenda.

Iran and Pakistan enjoy high potentials and the capabilities must be used optimally, she added.

Head of National Press Club of Islamabad, Pakistan Anwar Reza said that the body is ready to dispatch Pakistani experts to Iran and host Iranian media experts to exchange experiences. 

Iran’s Cultural Attaché in Pakistan Ehsan Khazaei and a number of officials attended the ceremony.



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