TEHRAN (FNA)- The Fourth International Kuwaiti Carpet Exhibition titled ‘Kuwait Antique and Carpet’ was inaugurated on November 6, by Ali Jannati, Iranian Ambassador to Kuwait, at the Kuwait International Fairs Ground.
AÂ large number of officials from the Kuwaiti Commerce Ministry attended the opening ceremony.
Along with 36 Iranian carpet companies, 14 enterprises from other countries, including Morocco, Yemen and India are also showcasing their excellent craftsmanship in the expo.
Addressing the people present during the event, Kuwaiti Deputy Commerce Minister Rashid Al-Sayed Yousef Al-Tabatabaei said that Persian carpet hold a special position in the hearts of art lovers because of its elegance, excellent quality, design and beautiful amalgamation of colors.
Speaking to reporters, Ali Jannati said that last year bilateral trade between Iran and Kuwait stood at US $750 million, of which around $500 million accounted for Iran’s exports to the Persian Gulf Arab country.
Iranian pavilions have occupied most part of the exhibition. Experts are expecting that this year, with the kind of footfalls the stalls are being able to attract, sale will be quite high. The event will run till November 15.