Seyyed Abbas Salehi was inaugurated as the new minister of culture and Islamic guidance during a ceremony at Tehran’s Vahdat Hall on Saturday. He was the deputy culture minister for cultural affairs before being selected as culture minister. First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri, former culture minister Reza Salahi and a number of cultural figures attended the ceremony, which opened with a performance by the Tehran Symphony Orchestra.
New Iranian culture minister inaugurated
26 August 2017, Iran