Tehran, March 18, IRNA-Organization of Afro-Asian Writers on Friday chose Iranian poetess, writer, and prominent university professor Tahereh Saffarzadeh as the most prominent woman in the Islamic World and at the international scene in 2005.
Egypt's Culture and Information Minister Muhammad Majdi Marjan who heads the Organization of Afro-Asian Writers announced the news sending an invitation to Saffarzadeh for participation at the International ceremony.
The letter reads in part, "In a bid to commemorate the leading and elite women of letters we have chosen the internationally renowned Iranian poetess Tahereh Saffarzadeh, with whose long history of struggles the entire Islamic Ummah is familiar, as the leading woman in the Islamic world and at the international scene of 2005." Majdi Marjan has invited Saffarzadeh to attend the award giving ceremony of that organization that would be held at a hotel in cairo on March 19th.
Professor Saffarzadeh has asked to be excused for not attending the ceremony due to receiving the invitation too late and not being able to make it on time, promising to visit Cairo on first possible opportunity to thank the Afro-Asian Writers Organization officials.
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