MOU was signed in National Library and Archives of Iran (NLAI) between Istvan Monok, Director General, Library and Information’s Centre of Hungarian Academy of Sciences, as the representative of Information Department of Hungarian Sciences Academy and NLAI. Besides visiting different departments of NALI, Monok met and talked with the deputies of NLAI. He also declared readiness to start common cooperation between Iran and Hungary.
In this meeting, Fariborz Khosravi, Deputy Director for Research and Digital Resources of the National Library and Archives of Iran, said, “Iran-Hungary interactions and exchanges have a long-standing history and it can pave the way for boosting their cultural relations.”
Khosravi pointed to the manuscripts treasure of NLAI and said, “This treasure includes about 4090 books. We have collected the 50-volume collection of FANKHA (catalogue of manuscripts of Iran). We are looking for our more cooperation with the national library and information department of Hungarian Sciences Academy. So, formation of shared electronic system and introduction of shared heritage of Iran and Hungary, recording common works in the international memory of UNESCO and sharing experts can be some examples of the common activities between us and Hungarian centers.”