40 states invited to 'Mashhad 2017' cultural event
More than 250 foreign guests and ambassadors from 40 countries have been invited to take part in 'Mashhad 2017' cultural event on January 24, 2017.
Saeed Sarabi, Director General of the Province of Khorasan Razavi, announced that 14 ministers from Islamic countries as well as 20 dignitaries, including former ministers and officials, were invited to the ceremonial ceremony in addition to the mayors of the big cities.
He said about 150 cultural personalities, media managers and directors from different ministries are among the domestic participants.
The official predicts that about 120 Islamic figures will participate in the cultural event.
Mashhad was chosen as the Asian cultural capital of the Islamic world in 2017 by the Islamic educational, scientific and cultural organization on Sunday.