Scholar calls for Shia studies, Persian language courses

Carmelo Pérez Baltran also said that in order for teaching Shia Islam and the history and culture of Iran, it is necessary that Persian language courses are also offered at the university.

He made the remark in a meeting with Alireza Esmaeili Kamilashi, Iran’s cultural attaché in Madrid, Spain.

José Antonio Pérez Tapias, the dean of the faculty, was also present at the meeting, IQNA reported.

The Iranian cultural envoy in this meeting referred to the establishment of an Islamic Studies chair and offering Arabic language courses at the university and suggested that the students could have the choice to take a course on Persian language as well.

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