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News number: 9107168030

15:13 | 2013-05-07

Culture

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ACD Culture Ministers Meeting Kicks Off in Tehran

TEHRAN (FNA)- The 1st meeting of the culture ministers of the Asian Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) opened here in Tehran on Tuesday.



Culture ministers from 32 ACD member states will review cultural interactions during the two-day event.

The ACD meeting will also focus on women's role in promoting Asian culture and expansion of cooperation among the member states.

The ACD was formed in June 2002 in Cha-Am, Thailand, where 18 Asian Foreign Ministers met together for the first time. The ACD is a continent-wide forum, the first of its kind in Asia. More specifically, the ACD aims to constitute the missing link in Asia by incorporating every Asian country and building an Asian Community without duplicating other organizations or creating a bloc against others.

The ACD member states include Iran, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, China, Japan, South Korea, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam, The Philippines, Singapore, Cambodia, Brunei, Mongolia, Bhutan, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Qatar, Uzbekistan, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, UAE and Bahrain.