'Great Prophet' prize to play important role in expansion of science, technology: Zarif

Tehran, Jan 7, IRNA – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Tuesday expressed hope that 'Great Prophet' prize could play an important role in promotion of science and technology in the Muslim World.

'Great Prophet' prize internationally known as 'Mustafa Prize' is Iran's technological prize which was ratified by Supreme Council of Cultural Revolution with the aim of introducing and praising the Muslim world's most prominent scientists.

Speaking to reporters, Zarif said that one of the main goals of Islamic Republic of Iran and all the Islamic countries is to promote scientific status of the Muslim World.

'Great Prophet' Prize is awarded every two years.