Iran launches Persian language courses in West African nation of Niger
Iran’s Embassy in Niger has launched a course in Persian language in the capital of this West African nation.
The courses were launched Thursday, October 7, in collaboration with Iran’s Embassy, the Tehran-based Saadi Foundation, and Al-Mustafa International University.
Al-Mustafa International University is a university-style seminary based in the Iranian city of Qom and was established in 1979. It has branches and affiliate schools in several countries.
The ceremony was attended by Iran’s ambassador, Mehdi Kardoost, as well as a group of professors and Nigeriens interested in Iran.
“The Persian language and literature is the bedrock of poetry, literature,
wisdom, philosophy, ethics, peace, epic and love, and the world has always
praised Iran’s rich language and literature and its outstanding poets such as
Saadi, Hafez, Rumi and so on,” Kardoost said.
In August, Iran’s cultural attaché in Uganda launched a Persian language and literature course in the East African nation.