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Fahraj, located 30 kilometres east of Yazd in central Iran, is an ancient village in the heart of Iranian deserts dating back to pre-Islamic times.
Iran has called on UNESCO to name 2019 as the year of late philosopher Sheikh Shahaboddin Sohrevardi and the Gondishapur University.
Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organisation is working to establish tourism police in the central city of Yazd with good command of English to protect tourists in the historic neighbourhoods of the city.
Last week, Iranian netizens were shocked to see Qatari officials awarding a scale model of windcatchers to Paris Saint-Germain staff who had won a traditional camel race in the peninsular nation.
Two Iranian cities and a village have been officially registered by the World Crafts Council for their outstanding handicrafts, said the head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHTO).