General Manger of Iranian Cinema Museum in meeting Ambassador of Republic of Armenia to Tehran called for expansion of cultural ties.
According to Public Relations and Information Center of Ministry of Culture Mr. Alireza Ghasem Khan in meeting ArtashesToumanian called for promotion of cooperation between Tehran and Yerevan on film industry.
During the meeting which was also attended by Ms. Ladan Taheri Drictor General of Iran National Film House, the role and contribution of Armenians in introduction of cinema and film in Iran was acknowledged.
The first documentary and feature films in Iran were made by Armenian film makers and the first cinema in Iran was also opened in the country, by Armenians.
Both side pledged to look for the most rare copies film made in Iran and Armenia and work for expansion of cultural cooperation and exchanges between the two countries.
Holding Iranian and Armenian film weeks, museum exhibition, visit by Armenian artists to Iran and holding expert meeting were among other areas of agreement between Head of Iranian Cinema Museum and Armenian Ambassador to Tehran.