Name of Deputy Minister: Mr. Abbas Salehi
Description of Responsibilities:
and proposing of policies and guiding principles of cultural activities related
to this department.
research works on Persian literature and contributing to spread of Persian
the spirit of research and innovation in all areas of Islamic and Iranian
culture by providing aid and assistance to writers, poets and scholars and
honoring cultural and men of letters of the Islamic world and helping the
publication of their works.
works and making proper proposals on issues related to promotion of books and
book reading, publication as well as cultural and social works specially about
religious minorities and various schools of thoughts and cultural and socials
issues related to women.
to introduction of fundamentals, characteristics and cultural goals and
objectives of Islamic Revolution through publication of books and other
publications and publicity works, holding of meetings and festivals, seminars,
congress, competitions, and cultural and literary exhibitions and publications
or participation in local and foreign gatherings.
of agreements and carrying out cultural and literary exchange and taking part
in regional and international cultural and literary meetings within the
framework of the Ministry and through cooperation with other concerned
centralization, classification and proper and correct presentation of all
information and cultural literary news
and coordination of the activities of private cultural and literary education
centers and supervising the training methods of experienced individual in
various cultural, technical and professional aspects of printing industry
through cooperation of concerned departments and within the relevant rules and
and revoking of license and overseeing the activities of printing houses,
duplicating institutions, centers affiliated to printing industry as well as
book stores and overseeing the content of printed works based on the relevant
10- Providing material and
moral support for those involved in publication, printing, distribution and
selling of books aimed at improving the level of writing and reading and
promoting the quality of activities of the printing industry.
11- Issuing the required permission
for entry and exit of cultural and publicity printed materials based on the
bylaws issued by the cabinet on promotion of book export.
12- Conducting opinion polls aimed at
improving the planning of activities related to cultural, literary, art and
publicity works of those religious minorities recognized by the Iranian
13- Supervising and coordinating the
cultural and publicity activities of religious and Islamic sects in Iran.
14- Overseeing and coordinating the
cultural, art and publicity activities of foreign nationals residing in Iran
through cooperation with other concerned authorities.
15- Issuing the permission or
revoking of licenses of associations, societies and cultural centers and
proposing regulations for overseeing the activities of such establishments and
coordinating rules and regulations as well as providing assistance to these
kinds of institutions aimed at achieving country's cultural objectives.
16- Directing and supporting
the associations related to men of pen aimed at promoting cultural communications
and exchange, literary criticism, securing the rights and providing permissions
and making required coordination with concerned organizations.
17- Determining and proposing the
regulations for ceremonies of awarding prize and cultural medallion within the
scope of responsibilities of the department and based on the relevant
18- Making contribution to
exchange, translation, publication and distribution of works which are somehow
related to Islamic and Iranian cultural heritage outside the country through
cooperation of the International Affairs Deputy and the Cultural
19- Overseeing the appointment
of qualifies individuals for concerned positions outside the Ministry's
20- Coordination and planning of
country's cultural activities.
21- Coordination of activities and
programs of ministries and governmental and non-governmental organizations on
areas of publications and writings.
22- Coordinating the publication
activities within the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance.
23- Proposing the guidelines and
general policies of the country on publication sector.
24- Reviewing and approval of rules
and regulations concerning the literary activities, printing and
publication works and supervising their implementation within the country based
on the pertaining laws as well as regulations dealing with holding of
exhibitions, festivals, competitions, forums and private cultural establishments.
25- Reviewing and proposing policies,
guidelines and regulations governing the cultural activities of religious
minorities and foreign nationals.
26- Coordinating the literary and
publication policies and programs of Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance
with other cultural and research works within the country and abroad.
Sub Division of this Department:
Deputy Office Tel: 3396080-1 Fax:33966085
Studies and Planning Office of Cultural Activities Tel:38512536
Kamalulmolk St., Central Building of Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance,