Tehran (IP) - The Head of Iran's Islamic Culture and Communication Organization and Nigeria's Foreign Minister signed a memorandum of understanding of cultural cooperation on Wednesday.

Iran PressAfrica: A Nigerian trading-political delegation headed by the Nigerian Foreign Minister is in Tehran to meet with the country's authorities and discuss bilateral relations.

The MoU was signed by Iran's Mohammad-Mehdi Imanipour and Nigeria's Foreign Minister Zubairu Dada in Tehran's Permanent Fairground on the sidelines of the 6th Meeting of Iran-Nigeria Joint Commission. 

The MoU aims to shore up cooperation between the two countries' cultural institutes and improve the knowledge of the Nigerian and Iranian nations from each other. 

The agreement includes the exchange of experiences and expertise in virtual arts, performing arts, music, film, architecture, books, fashion, painting, media, calligraphy, sculpture, and cultural education and participation of Iranian and Nigerian artists in festivals and exhibitions. 

Cooperation between the Iranian and Nigerian libraries and document centers, facilitating the exchange of expertise in the restoration and preservation of industrial-cultural heritage, encouraging ideas, knowledge, and skills in the field of digital culture, exchange of expertise in the field of 3D art and computer-generated images (CGI) in the film industry, cultural dialogues to counter extremism was also among other areas of cooperation in the agreement. 


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