TEHRAN (FNA) - Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization of Iran's Northwestern Zanjan Province has signed an agreement with four European museums, a provincial cultural officer announced.
"The agreement was signed for improvement of maintenance and repair of antique items in Zanjan," Head of Zanjan CHHTO Yahya Rahmati said.
In the fourth archeological and interdisciplinary studies of Chehrabad Salt Mine, an agreement was signed among the Cultural Heritage Organization of Zanjan, and the German Mining Museum, Bochum, western Germany; Central Museum of Roman German, Mainz, Western Germany; Frankfurt Archaeological Museum, Central Germany; and Natural History Museum, Vienna, Austria.
The agreement also contains holding exhibitions both in Iran and Germany.
In a relevant development in September 2015, former Iranian Culture Minister Ali Jannati and former German Ambassador to Tehran Michael Freiherr von Ungern-Sternberg in a meeting underlined the necessity for the further expansion of cultural relations between the two countries.
"We should endeavor to strengthen cultural ties between the two nations which have had profound relations since far past as sustainable cultural ties guarantee maintained political and economic relations between the two countries," Jannati said during the meeting in Tehran.