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Number Seven Thousand Two Hundred and Eighty Seven - 09 May 2023
Iran Daily - Number Seven Thousand Two Hundred and Eighty Seven - 09 May 2023 - Page 8

News in Brief


Handicrafts to boost tourism industry: Minister

IRNA – Iran’s Minister of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism, Ezzatollah Zarghami, emphasized the importance of the handicrafts industry in strengthening the country’s cultural identity and contributing to tourism.
Zarghami made the statement during his visit to the handmade carpets, handicrafts, and tourism section of Iran Expo 2023, also known as the 5th Export Potential Exhibition of the Islamic Republic of Iran, on Monday.
According to Zarghami, handicrafts exports are among the organization’s top priorities, and holding exhibitions like Iran Expo 2023 is beneficial in promoting the industry’s capacities and facilitating export conditions.

Iran, Bangladesh to screen joint work soon

IRNA – A joint production of Iran and Bangladesh ‘Fereshta’ aka ‘Beautiful Lies’, directed and produced by Morteza Atash Zamzam, is set to be screened and participate in international festivals after completing post-production stages of editing and sound.
The social drama was shot last year in the cities of Dhaka and Ghazipur, with the presence of Bangladesh superstars Jaya Ahsan and several other Bangladeshi actors including Bairam Fazli, Mokhtari, Mobarekh, Atiya Pirali, and Kavas in key roles.
The film has garnered attention from the Bangladeshi press and is likely to be presented as Bangladesh’s representative for the upcoming Oscars.
Produced by Image Cinema and Maximum Bangladesh, ‘Fereshta’ explores the complexities of truth and lies in relationships.


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