Syria, Chile discuss cultural cooperation

Damascus, SANA- Minister of Culture Lubanah Mshaweh discussed with Patricio Brickle Chargé d’affairs of Chile in Syria means of developing cultural relations to serve the interest of the two friendly  peoples.

Both sides discussed the possibility of translating a group Chilean books into Arabic within the national plan for translation that was launched by the Ministry of Culture.

The two sides also touched upon the possibility of holding a photo exhibition in Damascus and Aleppo Museums. The exhibition is scheduled to include photos that were taken by Chilean professors and engineers during their previous visits to Syria and documented the ruins, culture and nature in Syria.

Minister Mshaweh briefed in the Chilean diplomat on the cultural program of the Chilean Embassy’s activities in Syria, in addition to the preparations for holding the book and photos exhibition which will shed the light on the Chilean author and diplomat Gabriela Mistral and scheduled to be held in Deir Maaloula by the end of the current month.

Hala Zain

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