Minister: Sports Pave Path for Global Peace

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Sports can pave the path for global peace and brotherhood around the globe, Iran’s Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Mohammad Abbasi said today in a meeting with his Bulgarian counterpart in Sofia.

Minister: Sports Pave Path for Global Peace

“Training the youth will help lay the foundations of a country’s future,"  the Iranian minister said in his Wednesday meeting with the Bulgarian Sports and Youth minister Linguist Mariana Georgieba-Bencheva.

"With a young population and precious experience in youth affairs, Iran is ready to cooperate with Bulgaria in a bid to improve those experiences," Abbasi added.

Iran’s sports and youth minister is in Bulgaria at the head of  a delegation to attend the 2013 Sofia Deaf Paralympics.

At the end of their meeting, Abbasi invited his Bulgarian counterpart to visit Iran at her earliest convenient opportunity.

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