Iran, Kazakhstan news agencies hold joint photo gallery

Tehran, April 8, IRNA – Iran's Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) and Kazakhstan's Kazinform held an exhibition of photos of the 27-years of diplomatic ties between the two countries.

Suggested by Iranian embassy in Nur-Sultan (formerly known as Astana), the exhibition was held in National Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan and put on display a selection of photos about bilateral relations, historical agreements and Iran's tourist attractions.

The exhibition opened at the presence of Iranian Ambassador to Nur-Sultan Majid Saaber, Kazinform's chief, Kazakhstan's National Museum, foreign ambassadors and diplomats, media people, Persian Language professors and students.

The event was covered by local, regional and international media, including Kazinform, Kazakhstan Tarihi, Astana Times, KZ 24 TV channel, Khabar 24 TV channel, Atamken, and some other media. They also published an interview with the Iranian ambassador to Nur-Sultan.

The speakers of the event stressed the cultural and historical commonalities of the two countries, as well as mutual, regional, and international political, economic, cultural cooperation.

Saaber, Iranian ambassador to Kazakhstan, said in the opening ceremony that after Kazakhstan's announcement of independence in 1992, Iran was among the first countries to recognize Kazakhstan and opened its embassy there.

Head of Kazinform Askar Umarov said in the ceremony that the cooperation between IRNA and Kazinform is positive and valuable and stressed expansion of collaborations.

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