|Meeting of foreign students of Persian language held in Tehran||
TEHRAN -- A meeting of foreign students who are learning the Persian language at Iran’s Imam Khomeini Higher Education Complex was held in Tehran on Thursday.
The meeting was organized by the Islamic Culture and Relations Organization (ICRO) at the complex, the ICRO announced in press release on Friday.
Over 150 students from 32 countries attended the meeting.
Academy of Persian Language and Literature Director Gholam-Ali Haddad-Adel and ICRO Director Abuzar Ebrahimi deliver short speeches at the meeting.
“Learning the Persian language by other nations makes them closer to our nation,” Haddad-Adel said.
“Today, the world needs peace more than ever and this need is more important than the need for science, technology, wealth and economy,” he added.
“The potentials of the Persian language should be used to disseminate the Islamic Iranian culture,” Ebrahimi said.
Some Persian language teachers also delivered lectures during the meeting.
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