Kenyan Envoy Stresses Expansion of Academic Ties with Iran

A033411034.jpgTEHRAN (FNA) Kenya’s ambassador to Iran underlined the need for the two countries’ universities to develop Islamic and cultural relations.

Addressing a meeting dubbed “A Study of Islam and Muslims’ Situation in Africa” here in Tehran on Sunday, the envoy noted the two countries’ historical commonalities and voiced pleasure in what he called as desirable promotion of Iran-Kenya relations in recent years.

He further pointed to the Islamic architecture of the two countries’ culture and thinking, and called for mutual cooperation between Iran and Kenya in areas of culture and religion.

“Iranian universities, particularly those specialized in the field of Islam such as the Islamic Culture and Thinking Research Center, can launch mutual cooperation and effective interactions with the academic and Islamic centers of Kenya,” Ali Abbas Ali reiterated.

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