Iran’s Foreign Ministry to Enhance Public Diplomacy: Spokeswoman
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s foreign ministry spokeswoman said the ministry seeks to boost the public diplomacy, adding that every Iranian citizens can play an active role to promote public diplomacy.
“We are trying to expand public diplomacy as every Iranian citizen has the potential for (playing a role in) this diplomacy,” Marziyeh Afkham said on the sidelines of her visit to Tehran International Book Fair.
She added that other Iranian institutions can also come to support the country’s public diplomacy.
According to Afkham, Iran’s public diplomacy is aimed at introducing a true picture of the country to the world based on the Iran’s capabilities and the progresses it has made.
Last year, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani highlighted public diplomacy and referred to tourism as one of the most effective means of public diplomacy that can help improve interactions between nations and lead to peace, fraternity and mutual understanding of cultures and traditions.