EghtesadOnline: Vietnam's Ambassador to Iran Nguyen Hong Thach said on Tuesday that the main objective of Vietnam's Cultural Week in Shiraz is to link the hearts of Vietnamese and Iranians people through the language of culture.
He made the remarks in an interview with IRNA on the sidelines of Vietnam cultural week in Takht-e Jamshid.
This is the best way to exchange cultural and historical commonalities between Iran and Vietnam, the official added.
According to IRNA, he noted that the program serves to introduce the culture of Vietnam to the Iranian people.
It is expected that after holding such important events, two countries' people will embark on more exchange of visits for cultural, economic and business purposes, the official said.
He noted that Takht-e Jamshid is one of the most beautiful places of the world that all people should see.
I am happy about presence of Vietnam Music group in the event, the envoy said.
Speaking about the Joint Comprehensive Plan Of Action (JCPOA), he said the JCPOA was a very positive development for the world including Vietnam.
Referring to the some banking problems on Iran's transactions with other countries, he said the removal of such limitations will lead to boosting of Iran-Vietnam economic relations.
The third special program for celebration of Vietnam cultural week was held in Takht-e Jamshid historical monument.
Takht-e Jamshid is situated 60 km northeast of the city of Shiraz in Fars Province, Iran. The earliest remains of Persepolis date back to 515 BC. It exemplifies the Achaemenid style of architecture. UNESCO declared the ruins of Persepolis a World Heritage Site in 1979.