Cultural interactions fail to meet int’l challenges so far

Tehran, Jan 13, IRNA – The cultural interactions between governments and leaders have not been so far able to confront international challenges, Indonesian president special advisor said here on Saturday.

“We face an undisciplined world with big disorders and an uncertain situation,” Din Syamsuddin said, addressing the 1st Asian Cultural Dialogue Conference which started today in Tehran.

“Today the world and human civilization is dealing with big challenges,” he added.

Iran's minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Abbas Salehi, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, Minister of Science, Research and Technology Mansour Gholami, Head of Istanbul University Board of Trustees Mustafa Aydin, Chancellor of Tehran University Mahmoud Nili, the Indonesian president advisor Din Syamsuddin as well as Mohammad Meshkateddin from Dahka Eastern University are the speakers of the conference.

The Eastern Asia, Indian subcontinent and Central Asian and Caucasus commissions will be held with the attendance of scholars from 20 Asian countries in three days in Tehran University, Ferdowsi University of Mashad and Mazandaran University respectively.

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