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The tourism and handicraft exhibition was held at Iran Culture House, New Delhi.


On the auspicious occasion of the New Year (Nouroz) of Shamsi Calendar (1398) Embassy of I.R.Iran, New Delhi has organized Tourism Promotion Event "Iran land of Peace, Wonder and Glorious Civilization" on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Iran Culture House, New Delhi.


In this function, Dr. Ali Chegini, Ambassador of I. R. Iran to India, Mr. Akhilesh Mishra, Director General of Indian Council for Cultural Relations, Dr. Ali Dehgahi Cultural Counsellor of Iran in New Delhi, , Ambassadors from Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Pakistan, and many other lovers of Iranian culture and travel agencies were present there.

The programme started with the National anthem of Iran and Dr. Ali Dehgahi welcomed & congratulated the audiences on the occasion of Nowruz as well as Holi.


A video clip of the tourism centers of Iran was also displayed.

 

Dr. Ali Chegini conveyed congratulations for Holi and Nowruz and called it as a sign of peace and friendship. He said: Nowruz is celebrated in many countries of the region, including Iran, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, India, Pakistan Turkey, etc.. In fact this is a celebration of respect for values and beliefs, kindness, forgiveness, exchange of gifts and friendship and it belongs to thousand years before Islam and is also held and continued after the emergence of Islam.


Mr. Akhilesh Mishra, DG, ICCR, New Delhi referring to the spiritual attachment of the two nations of Iran and India, emphasized that the New Year"s Eve is about to visit each other. He further said that "On this day, we have to share our happiness with each other."

 

 


At the end, the Iranian musical group "Shirvan" performed a number of beautiful pieces of Iranian traditional music which was appreciated by the audiences.

 

 



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