Private Book Companies of Russia and Iran Signed a Partnership Agreement


Today, on the 15th of December, at the round table discussion “Russia – Iran” at the Business venue a 3-party cooperation agreement was signed between two Russian private book companies and an Iran publishing house “Book Sity”.
The meeting of Russian book companies’ representatives and libraries’ specialists with the Iranian delegation ended in the signing of the cooperation agreement between the non-profit partnership “Gildiya Knizhnikov”, the LLC Torgovy Dom “Biblio-Globus” and the Iranian publishing house “Book Sity”.

The meeting attracted such participants as Reza Sadjadi, plenipotentiary of the Republic of Iran in Russia, and Ali Jannati, Minister of culture of the Republic of Iran, who presented a speech, as well as representatives of Iranian publishing houses. From the Russian side, the meeting was opened by Evgeny Bazhanov, rector of Diplomatic Academy of Russia, and Suzanna Mkrtchyova, head of the Department of Administration of Goods and Services of LLC Torgovy Dom “Biblio-Globus”.

At the round table discussion there was organized live stream with the Moscow office of “Biblio-Globus”. After the meeting, the participants and guests of the discussion visited an exhibition dedicated to the literature and culture of Iran, China and Russia. Among all, the exhibition presented the works of Vladimir Kurochkin, a famous Russian sculptor and member of the Union of Artists of Russia.

Also, all participants can visit an interactive exhibition “Territory of Culture” situated at the Business venue. The goal of this project is to demonstrate the modern achievements of Russia in the field of culture.

Tonight, the Award Ceremony of the Cultural and historical monuments management agency “Best implemented project of Cultural heritage adaptation to contemporary use” will take place. Such participants as Olga Golodets, Deputy Head of the Government of Russia, and Vladimir Medinsky, Minister of culture of Russia, are invited to visit it.