Libraries of Iran and Russia ink MOU cultural
Libraries of Iran and Russia ink MOU
The National Library and Archives of Iran (NLAI) and the Russian State Library have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to enhance bilateral cultural cooperation.
The MOU was inked on Thursday by NLAI director Seyyed Reza Salehi-Amiri and Vladimir I. Gnezdilov, the acting Director General of the Russian State Library in Moscow.
Based on the MOU, the two sides agreed to hold conferences, workshops and educational courses as well as exhibits.
In addition, they agreed to reinforce friendly relations and boost cooperation in the preservation of historical documents and the maintenance of the archives in the two libraries.
Salehi Amiri also pointed to his organization as an up-to-date library with modern equipment.
Gnezdilov said that Iran and Russia have preserved a great treasure of their history in the two libraries.
In addition, Iranian ambassador to Russia Mehdi Sanai attended the program.
Salehi Amiri went to Russia to attend a two-day seminar held on Iranian studies in Eurasia on Thursday and Friday.