TEHRAN, Jan. 13 (Press Shia Agency) – The 1st Conference of Asian Cultural Dialogues has opened Sat. in Tehran with 70 cultural and scientific figures from over 20 Asian countries in attendance.

Following the regional meetings of the Asian Cultural Dialogues which were held previously in India, Malaysia, and Kazakhstan, the first international edition of the conference has kicked off in the Iranian capital, and will run through January 15 in three other cities, including Mashhad, Hamedan, and Babolsar in Mazandaran Province.

The conference is attended by 70 cultural and scientific figures from over 20 Asian countries, aimed at holding discussions on ‘cultural diversity’ and the ‘potential and capacity for interaction’.

Iran’s Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Abbas Salehi, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, Minister of Science, Research and Technology Mansour Gholami, Head of Istanbul University Board of Trustees Mustafa Aydin, Chancellor of Tehran University Mahmoud Nili, the Indonesian President Advisor Din Syamsuddin, as well as Mohammad Meshkateddin from Dahka Eastern University are the speakers of the conference. 

The conference has been organized by the Islamic Culture and Relations Organization (ICRO).

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