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Handicraft sector helps reduce rural migration

The prosperity of handicraft sector could help reduce the migration of rural people, said the deputy head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts, and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO).


Int’l Film Festival for Children to be held in Isfahan

Some 64 countries will take part in the 28th International Film Festival for Children and Young Adults slated to open in Isfahan on October 3.

Iran deputy min. urges upholding calligraphy

Preserving and improving the art of calligraphy helps Iranians better uphold and keep alive their national and Islamic identity, said deputy culture and Islamic guidance minister.

Iranians develop device for saffron extract production

A knowledge-based company has developed a device, the first ever, in Iran, which will produce saffron extract.

Iranian life expectancy reaches 72

Latest studies show that the life expectancy in Iran has reached 72 years, said the health minister.

Over 2,000 foreign tourists visit Tabriz

Over 2,000 foreign tourists visited Tabriz in the northwestern province of East Azarbaijan during March 21-Aug 22, said an expert of the E. Azarbaijan Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Department.,000-foreign-tourists-visit-tabriz

VP: Iran’s annual tourism revenues exceed $5.5bln

Iranian Vice-President and Head of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO) Massoud Soltanifar expressed pleasure that more foreign tourists are showing interest in traveling to the country recently despite the US-led western sanctions.$5-5bln

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