According to the Minister of Roads and Urban Development, the event of Mashhad-2017 will
provide an international opportunity for the city of Mashhad.
According to the Office of Communications Media of the cultural capital of Islamic Culture-Mashhad, 2017, Dr. Abbas Ahmad Akhoundi expressed: introducing the Holy city of Mashhad as the “cultural capital of the Islamic World” in 2017 will be a unique opportunity to implement numerous projects and programs in the cultural Muslim world.
Akhoundi also affirmed: the event of Mashhad 2017 will create the possibility of being the host of officials, intellectuals, cultural activists and political experts of Muslim countries as the pioneer of unity, empathy and compassion among Muslims..
The Minister of Roads and Urban Development also affirmed: there is no doubt that optimal use of this one-year opportunity requires planning and coordination among various national and provincial agencies.