Abbas Salehi to attend St. Petersburg Intl. Cultural Forum

November 14, 2018

TEHRAN – The Embassy of Iran in Moscow announced on Wednesday that the Iranian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance, Abbas Salehi, will attend the 7th edition of the St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum.

He will also pay a visit to the State Hermitage Museum and hold meetings with a number of Russian cultural officials, including Culture Minister Vladimir Medinsky.

The forum is organized by the government of St. Petersburg with the support of Russia’s Ministry of Culture and Ministry of Foreign Affairs to preserve and develop Russian culture, support cultural initiatives at the regional, federal and international levels, and develop international cooperation in the field of culture.

Several thousand cultural experts, actors, filmmakers, musicians, public figures, representatives of government and business, and academics from all over the world will attend the forum, which will be held in the Russian city from November 15 to 17. 

Photo: Iranian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Abbas Salehi.

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