New ECI President Takes Charge

News - On Sunday December 22, 2019, Mr. Sarvar Bakhti, commenced activities at the ECO Cultural Institute as its president.
New ECI President Takes Charge

ECI to Hold Int`l Conference on Cultural Impact of Corona in Afghanistan

News - on February 8, 2021, ECO Cultural Institute and Cultural Heritage and Tourism Research Institute of Iran will hold an international webinar on the cultural impact of Corona in Afghanistan.

ECI President: Art Brings the People of the Region Together

News - President of the ECO Cultural Institute, Sarvar Bakhti, at the opening ceremony of "Raqs-e Qalam", the Int`l Calligraphy Exhibition on Silk Road, which was held on January 20, 2021 in the Great Museum of Khorasan, Mashhad, called the art of calligraphy as a mean to bring the people of the region together.

ECI- Sepahan Sports Club Ink MoU

News - Sarvar Bakhti, President of the ECO Cultural Institute, and Mohammad Reza Saket, the Managing Director of Sepahan Sports Club signed a MoU of cooperation during a ceremony at the Abbasi Hotel in Isfahan.

Tehran Shahr-e Aftab Int`l Exhibition Center Hosts ECI President

News - On January 11, 2021, Sarvar Bakhti, President of the ECO Cultural Institute, in a meeting with Mohammad Raouf Ghaderi, Chief Executive of Shahr-e-Aftab International Exhibition Center visited different parts of this center.

MoU Signed between ECI and ICRO

News - A memorandum of understanding was signed between the Islamic Culture and Relations Organization (ICRO) and ECO Cultural Institute (ECI) on Sunday, January 10, 2021, with the aim of developing cooperation between the two organizations.

ECI President Meets DG of Multilateral Economic Cooperation

News - On Monday, January 4, 2021, Sarvar Bakhti, President of ECO Cultural Institute and Seyed Jalaledin Alavi Sabzevari, Director General of Multilateral Economic Cooperation, MFA, met at this international institute.

ECI and SBU Committee Holds Virtual Meeting

News - The first meeting of the strategic committee between ECO Cultural Institute and Shahid Beheshti University was held on January 5, 2020 with the presence of representatives of both sides to discuss the implementation of the MoU.

ECI President`s Greetings on the Eve of 2021

News - Sarvar Bakhti, President of the ECO Cultural Institute, in his message on the eve of 2021 extends his congratulations to all the ambassadors of ECO member countries and the heads of ECO Specialized Agencies.

ECI-IRCO to Expand Cooperation

News - On December 27, 2020, the President of the ECO Cultural Institute met with the vice-president for the Development of International Cultural Relations of The Islamic Culture and Relations Organization (ICRO).

Kamal Khujandi", The Poet of All Generations and Eras

News - On the occasion of the 700th birth anniversary of Kamal Khujand, the ECO Cultural Institute hosted an international webinar on Kamal Khujandi on December 27, 2020 titled "A review of Kamal Khujandi's Thoughts and Works", in association with the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance of Iran, the embassies of Tajikistan and Afghanistan in Tehran, the governors of Sugd province, Tajikistan and East Azarbaijan, Iran, the Academy of Persian Language and Literature, the Society for the Appreciation

ECI–UNESCO National Commission Celebrate Khujandi’s 700th Anniversary

News - The opening ceremony of the online exhibition entitled "The Nightingale of Khujand" to commemorate the 700th birth anniversary of Kamaluddin Khujandi was held on December 19, 2020 in a collaborative effort between the ECO Cultural Institute and the Iranian National Commission for UNESCO on the Instagram page of the commission.

ECI Hosts 'Yalda, Regional Solidarity' Webinar

News - In the International webinar on 'Yalda, Regional Solidarity' held on Saturday, December 19, 2020, the participants wished for the peace and solidarity of the people of the ECO Region.
In the meeting between Sarvar Bakhti and Mohammad Reza Saket was discussed:

Sepahan, the Center of Sports Diplomacy in the ECO Region

News - on December 15, 2020, Sarvar Bakhti, President of the ECO Cultural Institute, met with Mohammad Reza Saket, the Managing Director of Foolad Mobarake Sepahan Sport Club at the headquarters of this international organization.

ECI President expresses grief over demise of renowned Afghan novelist

News - Sarvar Bakhti, President, ECO Cultural Institute, extended a condolence message on the demise of Rahnaward Zaryab, "Afghanistan's celebrated writer."

ECI President Congratulates ECO SG on ECO Day

News - Sarvar Bakhti, ECO Cultural Institute President, extended his warm congratulations to Hadi Soleimanpour, the Economic Cooperation Organization Secretary General, On the occasion of the ECO Day, 28 November, in which the establishment of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) is marked.

ECI Holds Webinar on Women: "Women and the Peaceful Possibilities of Being in the World"

News - The webinar "Women and the Peaceful Possibilities of Being in the World" was held on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, on Wednesday, November 25, 2020 was held.
ECO Cultural Institute President:

The revival of the Silk Road is the revival of bonds

News - Speaking at the online International Conference on “Cultural Dialogue, Peace, and Development on Silk Road”, Mr. Sarvar Bakhti, President of the ECO Cultural Institute referred to the cultural richness of the Road which has made it enduring and said: the revival of the Silk Road does not only mean the revival of its structure, but also the revival of bonds
To be Held in Cooperation with the Ministry of Culture & Islamic Guidance:

Commemoration of Kamal Khujandi at ECO Cultural Institute

News - The commemoration ceremony of the celebrated poet and mystic Kamal Khujandi will be held by ECO Cultural Institute in cooperation with the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance of Iran on December 12-17, 2020, which coincides with Iran Virtual Book Fair.
At the Int'l Virtual Meeting

Review of Allama Iqbal's Thoughts & Poetry at ECO Cultural Institute

News - On the occasion of the 143th birth anniversary of Allama Iqbal, the great poet, politician and philosopher of Pakistan, a virtual meeting was held by ECO Cultural Institute in cooperation with Allameh Tabatabai University of Tehran and Pakistan Embassy on November 9, 2020.
Message of Condolence of ECI President

On the Demise of the Renowned Tajik Author

News - The heartbreaking news of the demise of Bahmanyar, the outstanding author of Tajikistan, deeply saddened the literature enthusiasts all across the world.

Sarvar Bakhti Visits Iran's Research Institute of Traditional Arts

News - At the invitation of Dr. Sayed Abdul Majid Sharifzadeh, the General Manager of the Research Institute of Traditional Arts of the Research Institute for Cultural Heritage and Tourism, Sarvar Bakhti, the ECI president, visited Iran's Research Institute of Traditional Arts on September 27, 2020.
President of ECO Cultural Institute:

Conflicts Could be Resolved through ‘Cultural Interactions'

News - In an interview made with IRNA news agency, the president of ECO Cultural Institute, pointed to the importance of culture in resolving conflicts in the field of media and said: Such conflicts could be resolved through cultural interactions.
Focusing on Persian Poetry & Cultural Tourism

Sarvar Bakhti's Sincere Conversation with Afshin A'laa

News - On September 15, 2020, Sarvar Bakhti, the President of the ECO Cultural Institute, met with Afshin A'laa, an outstanding Iranian poet and author.
Signing an MoU of Joint Cooperation

A New Page in the Cooperation of ECI-Shahid Beheshti University Opened

News - On Tuesday, September 8, 2020, the ECO Cultural Institute and Shahid Beheshti University signed an MoU, opening a new chapter in their cultural and scientific collaborations.
At the Meeting of Joint Cooperation was Approved:

'Cultural Tourism' on Isfahan-ECI Agenda

News - On Monday, September 14, 2020, the first meeting of the High Council for Joint Cooperation of ECI and Isfahan was held at the headquarters of ECO Cultural Institute.
Signing an MoU by Sarvar Bakhti & Ebadreza Eslami:

New Chapter of ECI & Niavaran Cultural Center Collaborations Begins

News - In order to facilitate, strengthen and expand arts and cultural and interactions between the two organizations, a new chapter of cooperation between the ECO Cultural Institute and Niavaran Cultural Center commenced on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 with the signing of an MoU by Sarvar Bakhti and Ebadreza Eslami Kolai at the headquarters of this international organization.
Through a Message Sent to the Embassy of this Country:

Sarvar Bakhti's Congratulation on the Occasion of Tajikistan Independence Day

News - Sarvar Bakhti, the President of the ECO Cultural Institute, issued a message congratulating September 9th as the anniversary of Tajikistan's independence.
On the occasion of the Independence Day of the two countries

Sarvar Bakhti Sends Congratulations Messages to Ambassadors of Kyrgyzstan & Uzbekistan

News - On Monday, September 31, 2020, Sarvar Bakhti, the president of ECO Cultural Institute, sent separate messages of congratulation to the ambassadors of Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan in Tehran on the occasion of the national day of their countries.
In a joint meeting with Pakistan Ambassador & CEO of Farabi Foundation was announced:

ECI President Supports Making a Film on Iqbal

News - On Thursday, July 30, 2020, a joint meeting was held at ECI headquarters between Sarvar Bakhti, the ECI president and H.E. Rahim Hayat Qureshi, Ambassador of Pakistan to Iran, as well as Alireza Tabesh, CEO of Farabi Cinema Foundation.
ECI Holds

2nd Meeting with Active Publishers of the ECO Region

News - The second of the series of 'Meeting with Active Publishers of the ECO Region' was held virtually on Wednesday July 15, 2020 at ECI diplomatic conference hall to introduce some of the books published by 'Kheradgan' publications and brief the audience on its activities.

ECI-ICRO to Devise a Guideline for Joint Cooperation

News - ECI President and the Chairman of Islamic Culture and Relations Organization (ICRO) met on June 9, 2020 and discussed ways of devising a guideline for joint cooperation between the two key cultural organizations.

31st ECI-CPR Convenes

News - The 31st meeting of the Council of Permanent Representatives of ECO Cultural Institute was held at the headquarters of this organization.

ECI President Meets the Iranian Minister of Culture

News - The ECI president and the Iranian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance met on May 5, 2020.

Photo Exhibition 'Uzbekistan at the Crossroads of Silk Road'

News - Attended by ambassadors and diplomatic officials of ECO countries, the photo exhibition 'Uzbekistan at the Crossroads of Silk Road' was held on Monday, February 17, 2020 at ECI art gallery.
Sarvar Bakhti at the Virtual Inaugural of Iranian Gilding Exhibition

'The Art of Gilding Will Shine Forever'

'The Art of Gilding Will Shine Forever'
News - At the virtual opening of the online exhibition of Iranian Gilding held on Saturday, September 12, 2020 and hosted by the Iranian National Commission for UNESCO in cooperation with the ECO Cultural In
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Mr. Gholamreza Ansari

Mr. Gholamreza Ansari
News - Deputy in Economic Diplomacy, I.R.I. Ministry of Foreign Affairs