Head of UN Information Center in Tehran on Monday March 5 met and held talks with Deputy Minister of Culture for Press.
According to Public Relations and Information Center of Ministry of Culture, Mr. Mohammad Soltanifar while briefing his guest about his department’s tasks and activities and presence of foreign reporters and representatives in Iran, called for promotion of cooperation especially in areas such as culture and research.
Talking about increased number of foreign reporters visiting Iran, Mr. Soltanifar called for providing facilities by UN for more presence of its researchers in Iran and said what we expect from you is to reflect truth about our country within the UN for people of the world.
Underlining the large media potentials of Iran, Deputy Minister of Culture for Press said President Rouhani emphasizes on Media diplomacy adding that his department is ready to publicize various activities of UN Information Center in Tehran.
Mr. Soltanifar expressed his hope that active presence of Ms. Maria Dotsenko in Tehran to help people of the world to become for familiar with Iran.
DR. Maria Dotsenko responding to comments made by Mr. Soltanifar, while expressing her pleasure for being in Tehran said Iranian people are unique in their characteristics and talked about the role of media on mutual cooperation.
She said UN Information Center introduces activities of UN for Iranians as well as reflecting progress made by Iran in UN, adding that through cooperation of Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance, such activities could be expanded further.
Issues such as holding joint scientific gatherings, taking part in Tehran International Book Fair, using potentials of specialized media and cyber space, explaining activities of UN Information Center in Tehran, boosting media cooperation on areas like education and research were main topics of discussions between Mr. Soltanifar and Ms. Dotsenko.