LONDON, October 12 (IranMania) – A ceremony to honor the Iranian poet and translator, Ahmad Nourizadeh and to release his recent books was held at the Center for Armenian Writers in Yerevan.
Head of the Center for Armenian Writers Leon Ananian spoke at the ceremony, reported Fars news agency on Sunday quoting Islamic Culture and Communications Organization.
In his speech, Ananian referred to the historical and cultural ties between the two nations and described Nourizadeh as among the evident manifestations of bilateral friendship.
“Few countries can boast of such a personality who has made every endeavor to promote Armenian culture, literature and civilization,” he stated.
Addressing the same gathering, Iran’s cultural attache in Armenia, Reza Atoufi thanked the center for holding the ceremony, describing it as an indication of the high-level bilateral relations in all fields, particularly in the cultural sector.
Pointing to the two countries? great cultural heritage and capabilities, he also said that great world civilizations have been influenced by the Iranian and Armenian cultures and civilizations.
At the ceremony, a number of writers and poets also discussed the literary status of Nourizadeh and significance of his works in promoting Armenian literature among Iranians.