January 2016

Special Titles of the Days of Fajr Festival

According to OERP Public and International Relations quoting PANA News the special titles of days of Fajr Festival celebrating the Islamic Revolution this year was approved and announced by the Headquarter of Islamic Revolution Fajr Festivals (the Days of Fajr include the days from the 1st of February, anniversary of arrival of Imam Khomeini in the country from exile through 11 February, anniversary of success of the Islamic Revolution).

Daily Prayers, the Most Effective Element in Religious Education

According to OERP Public and Int'l Relations quoting Ministry of Education PR and Information Center, in his speech in the 24th National Conference of Daily Prayers in premises of Imam Khomeini International University in Qazvin, Aliasqar Fani, Minister of education said that daily prayers have been said to be the pillars of the religion and they are very important in students' social education. He added that about 19 thousand clerics and 36 thousand teachers lead the common midday prayers at schools this year.

Iran’s ICHTO, France’s Louvre Ink MoU

General Director of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts, and Tourism Organization’s (ICHTO) Handicrafts Exports Department Pouya Mahmoudian referred to the newly-sealed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between ICHTO and the Louvre asserting, "The deal marks a positive step in the country’s cultural heritage and handcrafts; President Rouhani and his accompanying delegation put culture atop the agenda in their visit to France and the reached agreement was in line with bilateral cooperation and joint activities between Iran and France.”