An executive programme of cultural cooperation between Tunisia and Armenia will be set up, the Ministry of Culture announced on Thursday.
Preparations for this cultural partnership project between the two countries were the focus of a meeting held at the ministry’s headquarters in the Kasbah between Minister of Culture Hayet Ketat Guermazi and Arshak Poladian, Armenia’s ambassador to Tunisia.
The minister proposed the establishment of a bilateral cultural partnership through events such as the Carthage Musical Days, the Carthage Choreographic Days or the translation of Tunisian and Armenian works.
She also mentioned Armenia’s participation in the next Tunis International Book Fair, which will take place in its 37th edition from 28 April to 7 May 2023, according to a press release from the Ministry of Culture.
The promotion of the common tangible and intangible heritage between Tunisia and Armenia was also among the topics discussed, according to the same source.
In this regard, the minister stressed the possibility of working on proposing joint files to UNESCO for inclusion in the World Heritage List.
For his part, the Armenian ambassador expressed his country’s willingness to establish an excellent bilateral partnership with Tunisia in the framework of a joint agreement that would include the mechanisms and various aspects of cooperation between the two countries.
Source: Agence Tunis Afrique Presse (TAP)