Jan 6, 2019, 5:24 PM
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Iran ranking 1st in registering world cities

Tehran, Jan 6, IRNA – Registering eight cities and two villages, Iran is ranking first in the world in registering world cities, Deputy Head of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization of Iran said.

China and Chile rank the second and third respectively, Pouya Mahmoudian said.

Iran's first ranking indicates its hidden capacities, he noted.

Putting the names cities and villages in world cities and World Crafts Council is regarded as the first step for introducing them, he said.

Handicrafts as an important issue in economic, cultural and social fields can help introduce that city better to the world, he added.

He went on to say that Iranian cities Isfahan, Mashad, Hamedan, Marivan, Sirjan, Fars, Yazd, Sistan and Baluchestan and South Khorasan have so far been registered.

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