Head of Center of Excellence in Researches about Ferdowsi and Khorasan literature stated: hosting the event of cultural capital of the Islamic World is the best opportunity to introduce the cultural heritage of Khorasan province, especially the Holy city of Mashhad.
According to the news headquarter of the cultural capital of the Islamic World-Mashhad 2017, Mohammad Jadar Yahaghi expressed: the historical track record of Khorasan province in Iran is unique and now a city is selected as the cultural capital of the Islamic World, which is the heart of the large province of Khorasan.
The professor of Persian Language and Literature at Ferdowsi University affirmed: the event of Mashhad-2017 is a good opportunity to introduce the history, culture, buried historical figures and emigrated scholars, who were born in Khorasan, of Mashhad and Khorasan.
This Iranian researcher and author claimed that all buildings and infrastructure of Khorasan are affected by the presence of the eighth Shi'a Imam, and added: in addition, the calming effects of the presence of Imam Reza on the culture of this region could be introduced to the culture enthusiasts.
Permanent member of the Academy of Persian Language and Literature stated that all Toos figures are from Mashhad and Mashhad is the legacy of the Toos. He also affirmed: more than 500 Toos figures have been identified, all of which are regarded as a part of the cultural history of Mashhad. This significant matter must be informed, for which the event of Mashhad-2017 is the good opportunity.
Dr. Yahaghi also expressed: cultural literary and scientific touchstones of this city must be translated in foreign languages and provided for the world, which will lead to cultural development and globalization of the Holy city of Mashhad.