EghtesadOnline: Ms. Sara Mardani from Iran was among one of the winners of UNESCO international photo competition, which aimed to promote books as well as reading and spread the message of tolerance.
According to IRNA, the competition was launched alongside World Book and Copyright Day, celebrated by UNESCO every 23 April.
Ms. Mardani’s photo from Tehran is amongst the top five entries. She illustrated Roman philosopher, politician, lawyer, and orator, Marcus Tullius Cicero’s quote 'A room without books is like a body without a soul'.
People from all over the world were invited to choose a quote from their favorite author and illustrate it in a fun and creative way.
UN Information Center in Tehran said that over the course of the competition, more than 300 posts with the hashtag #Wordsoftolerance were published on social media.