Improving cultural sector more effective than selling weapons: Iranian minister
Iran Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts, and Tourism Minister said that it's great to improve cultural section more and more instead of selling weapons or improving the military.
Iran Press/Iran news: "It would be so great to improve our cultural section more and more instead of selling weapons or improving military," Iran Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts, and Tourism Minister Ali-Asghar Mounesan said at the opening ceremony of the exhibition Archaeological heritage of Spain.
"Cultural programs are common projects between the nations and make them much closer," Mounesan told Iran Press, noting: "Museums play an important role to display people's lifestyle and culture."
He expressed hope to build a world without war and full of peace through exchanging the cultures.
The opening ceremony of 'The Archeology of Spain' exhibition has been kicked off on Saturday at Iran's National Museum in Tehran with the Iranian minister of handicrafts, cultural and Tourism, the Spanish ambassador to Tehran Eduardo Busquets, and Iran's foreign ministry spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi in attendance.