Expanding Persian language, the introduction of Islamic culture and civilization and the development of inter-university relations at the international level are among the objectives of Persian language teaching centers, the Head of the Center for Teaching Persian to Non-Persian Speakers (AZFA) noted.
A number of Persian language scholars will gather on Sunday during a meeting at the Sadi Foundation, the Tehran-based organization that promotes the Persian language abroad, to discuss the status of the Persian language in the world.
A Persian language teaching center was established at Raparin University in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region in cooperation with Iranian consulate general in Erbil.
Life, Works and Thought’ which was read by Iran’s Culture Minister Abbas Salehi, said Persian language is part of Iran’s historical entity as well as Muslim world’s culture and civilization.
Promoting Persian language creates conditions for expanding Iran-Serbia cooperation, especially in the tourism sector, said Iran's ambassador to Serbia.
Iranian Ambassador to Russia Mahdi Sanaei hoped that as Tehran-Moscow diplomatic ties have made eye-catching progress, Persian language and literature, too, should promote in Russia.
A Persian language center was opened in a school in Armenian capital city, Yerevan, in a ceremony attended by Iranian Ambassador to Yerevan Kazem Sajjadi.
Persian Language and Literature Olympiad will be held in the Kyrgyz capital of Bishkek on December 6.
Romanian Ambassador to Tehran Christian Teodorescu received honorary membership of Iran's Academy of Persian Language and Literature.
Based on the information from Scopus, Persian language as a scientific language advanced to 15th position in 2015, two positions higher than that of 2014, caretaker of the Islamic World Science Citation Center (ISC) said on Sunday.