Astan Quds Razavi (AQR) has held an exhibition titled “Sarzamin-e-Pakan” (meaning the Land of the Pure-hearted) with Iranian and Pakistani officials and activists in attendance, to boost cultural and religious ties between the two countries.
The exhibition, which is to review Iranian-Pakistani joint cultural activities and achievements, has been organized by AQR Exhibition and Conferences Center in cooperation with the Center for International Affairs, Exhibition Department, AQR Management of Non-Iranian Pilgrims’ Affairs and in coordination with a cultural base called “Pakistan, the Most Iranian Neighbor of Iran”.
It is the first and largest exhibition on Iranian-Pakistani friendship and cultural relations, organized upon an emphasis by the Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei, to expand cultural ties with Pakistan.
Operating in 18 booths, the exhibition includes 5 booths dedicated to Iranian NGOs, 2 booths introducing AQR cultural achievements, and 11 booths dedicated to Pakistani exhibitors.
Introducing truck art, traditional Pakistani costumes, Pak special cuisine, calligraphy of Iqbal Lahori poems and displaying Pakistani goods are among the exhibition programs.
Iran and Pakistan, with a total population of about 300 million as well as common land and sea borders, have complementary economies that can well facilitate mutual interaction.
“Sarzamin-e-Pakan,” Exhibition aims to change the views over Pakistan’s history and unspoken capacities for Iranian visitors, which will be followed by an exhibition during the Fajr Ten-Day Dawn celebrations to introduce Iranian history and culture to Pakistani pilgrims.
The exhibitors are presenting their products free of charge in this exhibition, trying to introduce a diversified spectrum of their cultural products.
The exhibition will be open for a week from August 8, daily from 9:30 to 14:00 and 17:00 to 21:00.