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San Francisco, Tehran Museums to Boost Ties

Source: Mehr News Agency

The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco and Tehran's Malek Museum will begin cooperation in the near future.

After receiving the catalogue of the Malek Museum on World Museum Day on May 18, the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco urged for the exchange of the museums' artifacts as well as their cultural products.

In the letter, the museum officials expressed their surprise over the invaluable manuscripts and beautiful calligraphy used for writing versions of the Quran that are available at the museum.

The public relations of the Malek Museum announced that the director of the Asian Art Museum Jay Xu along with the librarian John Stucky announced that they are eager to boost cooperation with the Malek Museum.

They called developing people's understanding of Asian art and culture an important aim to be achieved by boosting cooperation between the museums.

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