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Iranian President to attend Nowruz festivities in Tajikistan

Iran Materials 19 March 2012 17:23 (UTC +04:00)
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will attend the Nowruz festivities in Tajikistan, Fars News Agency reported
Iranian President to attend Nowruz festivities in Tajikistan

Azerbaijan, Baku, March 19 / Trend D.Khatinoglu/

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will attend the Nowruz festivities in Tajikistan, Fars News Agency reported.

The Nowruz festivities will be hold in Dushane on March 25. The heads of 10 countries will attend the ceremony.

Nowruz was included in the UNESCO List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2009. Iran hosted the international festival for two years, but based on an agreement reached between the countries celebrating the day, Nowruz will be also celebrated in Tajikistan in 2012, Iran's Ambassador to Tajikistan Ali Asghar Sherdust said earlier.

According to Iran's Moj News, Ahmadinejad is also scheduled to inaugurate various Iranian projects in Tajikistan during his visit to the Central Asian country.
The projects include "Iran Home", which is a center to introduce Iran's Islamic culture and civilization.

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