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2008-12-27 - 15:30

President Opens Farabi Festival

TEHRAN (FNA)- The 2nd International Farabi Festival was inaugurated here by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Saturday.

Minister of Science, Research, and Technology, Mohammad Mehdi Zahedi, and a large number of the country's cultural and scientific dignitaries were present in the ceremony.

Prominent foreign instructors, researchers, and experts are also participating in the festival to exchange views on various scientific issues, the Islamic republic news agency reported.

President Ahmadinejad is to address the session and he will honor 33 domestic and eight foreign selected scholars afterwards.