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News number: 8712150928

14:56 | 2009-03-05

Culture

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Iran, Indonesia Call for Further Religious Cooperation

TEHRAN (FNA)- Head of Iran's Islamic Culture and Relations Organization Mehdi Mostafavi and Indonesia's Minister of Religious Affairs Muhammad Maftuh Basyuni urged in a meeting on Wednesday deepening of bilateral cooperation in cultural and religious fields.



Mostafavi said there is no limit to Tehran-Jakarta ties, hoping that the bilateral cooperation would be promoted at international scenes.

Basyuni, meanwhile, said Indonesia is willing to exchange cultural and religious delegations between the two countries and hold conferences on achieving complete unity among the Islamic states, the Islamic republic news agency reported.

Mostafavi is visiting Indonesia, heading a cultural-religious delegation, since March 3 to attend the 1st Iran's Cultural Week in Jakarta that will wind up on March 10.

During his stay in Jakarta at the invitation of Indonesian Minister of Culture and Tourism Jero Wasic, Mostafavi inked a three-year-long agreement on religion and science with him.