ECI Establishes "ECO Fraction" in ICA

News - The declaration of a parliamentary fraction to support the development of cultural relationships among ECO countries in the Islamic Consultative Assembly (ICA) was launched in a ceremony held on Tuesday May 22nd 2018 with the presence of a number of ICA members and President of ECO Cultural Institute.
ECI Establishes

ECI Hosts 28th CPR Meeting

News - The 28th Council of Permanent Representatives (CPR) Meeting of ECO Cultural Institute was held at ECI Headquarters with the presence of Ambassadors from ECO Member States.
ECI Hosts 28th CPR Meeting

Activities of ECO Cultural Institute Honored

News - The activities and management of ECO Cultural Institute were honored in the ECO Regional Planning Council (ECO-RPC)
Activities of ECO Cultural Institute Honored
ECI President:

the year 2018 be proclaimed as "Year of Reading Culture" in the ECO region

News > Tajikistan - Dr. Mohammad Mahdi Mazaheri, ECI President delivered a statement at the 4th Meeting of The Heads of the ECO National Libraries in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.
the year 2018 be proclaimed as

I.R. Iran’s Foreign Minister visits ECI

News - Mohammad Mahdi Mazaheri met with Mohammad Javad Zarif at the ECO Cultural Institute’s Headquarters. The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran visited the ECO Cultural Institute and was briefed on its facilities and activities
I.R. Iran’s Foreign Minister visits ECI

ECO Secretary General Visits ECI President

News - Secretary General of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) met with the President of ECO Cultural Institute and the sides explored mutual cooperation.
ECO Secretary General Visits ECI President
Statement by President of ECO Cultural Institute, H. E. Dr. Mohammad Mahdi Mazaheri, The 22nd Meet

The fundamental influence of culture on enhancement of economic cooperation

News - Culture not only provides the ground for peace and friendship between nations, but also has fundamental influence on enhancement of economic cooperation
The fundamental influence of culture on enhancement of economic cooperation

ECI President meets Pope Fransis

News - Dr. Mohammad Mehdi Mazaheri, ECI President who was on a trip to take part in the 10th round of interfaith dialogue between Islam and Christianity Vatican Papal Council, held in Vatican, met with Pope Fransis on Wednesday, November 23, 2016.
ECI President meets Pope Fransis

ECI Establishes "ECO Fraction" in ICA

News - The declaration of a parliamentary fraction to support the development of cultural relationships among ECO countries in the Islamic Consultative Assembly (ICA) was launched in a ceremony held on Tuesday May 22nd 2018 with the presence of a number of ICA members and President of ECO Cultural Institute.

ECI President Meets Mexican Ambassador

News - At the invitation of Ambassador of Mexico to Tehran, ECI president Dr. Mohammad Mahdi Mazaheri met with HE. Jose Alfonso Zegbe, at the ambassador's residence.

ECI and Kharazmi University to Cooperate

News - A memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between ECO Cultural Institute and Kharazmi University was signed on Sunday, May 13th 2018 between Dr. Mohammad Mahdi Mazaheri, ECI president and Dr. Naveh Ebrahim head of Kharazmi University.

ECI and Mirase Maktoob Research Center to Cooperate

News - In a meeting between President of ECO Cultural Institute and Director of Mirase Maktoob Research Center on Sunday May 13th 2018 a memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed to implement cooperation on joint research and publication, as well as to hold exhibitions and workshops.

Female Diplomats' One-Day Tour to Kashan

News - A delegation composed of a number of Ambassadors' spouses and female diplomats from different countries residing in Tehran visited Kashan at the invitation of ECO Cultural Institute and Kashan Cultural Heritage Organization.

ECI President Visits the Largest Islamic Tourism Project

News - Dr. Mohammad Mahdi Mazaheri, president of ECO Cultural Institute visited the largest Islamic tourism project in the city of Bogor, Indonesia.

ECI and Indonesian Ministry of Religious Affairs to Cooperate

News - Dr. Mohammad Mahdi Mazaheri, President of ECO Cultural Institute met Dr. Mohamed Zain, Head of the Department of Management, Researches, and Development of Ministry of Religious Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia on Monday May 7th 2018.

ECI Hosts Unveiling the Encyclopedia of Hafez Studies

News - The unveiling ceremony of the "Encyclopedia of Hafez Studies" was held on Sunday, April 29th 2018 with the presence of a number of cultural and academic figures including Dr. Mohammad Mahdi Mazaheri, Dr. Fatollah Mojtabaei, Dr. Abdollah Jasbi, Dr. Baha'eddin Khoramshahi, and Dr. Ali Mousavi Garmaroudi at the ECI diplomatic conference hall.

ECI Hosts a Lecture on Scientific Diplomacy and Innovation

News - In order to promote scientific cooperation among ECO member states, a lecture on "Scientific Diplomacy and Innovation" by Dr. Ali Akbar Mousavi Movahedi, an Iranian distinguished scholar at the University of Tehran was held on Monday, April 30, 2018 at the Diplomatic Conference Hall of ECO Cultural Institute

ECI and Iran Music House Commence Cooperation

News - In line with the objectives envisaged in the charter of ECO Cultural Institute (ECI) to enhance relationship among the people of the region, with a focus on the culture, art, literature and traditional music of the member countries, a memorandum of understanding (MoU) inked on Wednesday, April 25th 2018 between ECI and Iran Music House.

ECI President Meets Ambassadors from Spain, Chile and Algeria

News - President of ECO Cultural Institute, Dr. Mohammad Mahdi Mazaheri, met with ambassadors from the countries of Spain, Chile and Algeria on Thursday, April 12, 2018 prior to the opening ceremony of the International Exhibition of Painting and Illustration on ECO Region.

ECI President Honored as Eternal Figure

News - In the first Eternal Figures Gathering in management and entrepreneurship in 2018, which was held at the University of Isfahan, Dr. Mohammad Mahdi Mazaheri, President of ECO Cultural Institute, was honored as eternal figure of the country in management and entrepreneurship.

ECI Signs MoU with Farabi Cinema Foundation

News - ECO Cultural Institute signed MoU of cooperation with Farabi Cinema Foundation with the aim to raise the level of cooperation and to promote arts and cultural activities in the ECO region.
Mazaheri said:

The Tajik people are peaceful and altruistic.

News - The program of Tajikistan Night was held with the presence of diplomats and cultural figures at ECO Cultural Institute.

Iran's Vice-President and head of ICHHTO Visits ECI

News - Vice-President and Head of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization of the Islamic Republic of Iran (ICHHTO) paid a visit to ECO Cultural Institute (ECI)

Message of ECI President on the occasion of the ECO Day

News - On the occasion of the ECO Day, Dr. Mazaheri, ECI President, issued a message.

Book on “Khaje Nasruddin” launched

News > Tajikistan - The book “Return of Khaje Nasruddin” was launched on the sidelines of the 4th Meeting of The Heads of the ECO National Libraries in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.

ECI President meets with Tajikistan’s Minister of Culture

News > Tajikistan - ECI President met with Tajikistan’s Minister of Culture

ECI President meets with Tajikistan’s Minister of Science

News > Tajikistan - ECI President met with Tajikistan’s Minister of Science

Cooperation between ECI and Tajikistan’s Academy of Science

News > Tajikistan - ECI President meets with Tajikistan’s Head of Academy of Science

ECI President visits National museum of Tajikistan

News > Tajikistan - According to ECI news, Mohammad Mehdi Mazaheri visited the largest museum of the Republic of Tajikistan on November 30, 2017.

Head of the National Library of Azerbaijan meets with ECI President

News > Tajikistan - Head of the National Library of the Republic of Azerbaijan met with ECI President on the sidelines of the 4th Meeting of The Heads of the ECO National Libraries in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.

Innovation a Sustainable Alternative to Oil-Based Economies

News - ECO believes that the basis for a strong economy is rooted in culture and expands interactions through what it calls “innovative economy”

Allameh Tabatabaee University to Grant 40 Full Scholarships to Applicants from ECO Member States

News - Allameh Tabatabaee University grants 40 scholarships to applicants from ECO Member States.

ECI Signs MoU with Shahid Beheshti University

News - Shahid Beheshti University signed MoU of cooperation with ECI focusing on the culture and civilization of ECO Region.

ECI to Collaborate with Industrial Management Institute

News - ECI signed MoU with Iran's Industrial Management Institute (IMI).

Palestinian Ambassador to Tehran Meets with ECI President

News > Pakistan - ECO Cultural Institute hosted Salah Zawawi, the Ambassador of Palestine to Tehran.

ECI President Meets Pakistan's Ambassador to Iran

News > Pakistan - President of ECO Cultural Institute, Dr. Mohammad Mehdi Mazaheri, met with Asif Ali Khan Durrani, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to Iran at the Embassy, ECI News reported.

ECI President Meets the Ambassador of Tajikistan in Iran

News - President of ECO Cultural Institute, Dr. Mohammad Mehdi Mazaheri, met Nematullo Emomzoda, Ambassador of the Republic of Tajikistan in Iran, on Monday 23 October 2016.

ECI President Meets ECO Secretary General

News - President of ECO Cultural Institute, Dr. Mohammad Mehdi Mazaheri, met with the Secretary General of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO), Halil Ibrahim Akça, on Sunday 23 October 2016 and discussed various possibilities of enhancing mutual cooperation.

Photo Report of Afghan Photos- Handicrafts Exhibition

Photo Report of Afghan Photos- Handicrafts Exhibition
Afghanistan - The exhibition of Afghan Photos and Handicrafts kicked off during a ceremony held at ECI Headquarters on Wednesday January 8, 2014 which was attended by Iftikhar Husain Arif, President of the ECO Cul

ECO and Cultural Security of Member States Released

ECO and Cultural Security of Member States Released
Book - The book ECO and Cultural Security of Member States is a valuable work by Dr. Mohammad Mahdi Mazaheri, President of ECO Cultural Institute, which is composed of six chapters to define ways to strength

Prof. Manzoor Hussain Soomro

Prof. Manzoor Hussain Soomro
News - President ECO Science Foundation