The registration process for Iran’s City and Village Councils Elections has entered its final day with more than 200,000 people having put their name down for the polls so far, Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli says.
Dossier for Norouz put forward by 12 countries will be proposed at the eleventh session of the Intergovernmental Committee for Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage for registration on the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List which will take place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from November 28 to December 2.
An Iranian National Library and Archives (INLA) official welcomed Afghanistan joining the registration process of 'Masnavi' by the great poet Molana as a common heritage case with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
Iran's Embassy in Afghanistan in a statement on Sunday announced that the issue of registering the heritage works in UNESCO has been misunderstood and presented in an inappropriate manner in the mass media.
Iran nominated Arasbaran Protected Zone in East Azarbaijan Province and the historical city of Yazd for 2017 UNESCO World Cultural Heritage listing, said Mohammad Hassan Talebian, the deputy head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization.