Dehkhoda Lexicon Institute Sponsors foundation is established

The first meeting of Dehkhoda Lexicon Institute and the International Center for Persian Studies’ Sponsors Foundation was held on Mar. 18, 2017 in order to review and ratify articles of association of the Institutes’ Sponsors Foundation. According to Dehkhoda Lexicon Institute’s Public Affairs, Prof. Shafi’ee Kadkani emphasized on gathering support from sponsors inside and outside of the country. He further pointed out that it is important to strengthen the institute’s public relations and present it in mass media to achieve the objectives. Prof. Ali Darzi, Director of Dehkhoda Lexicon Institute and the International Center for Persian Studies, enumerating the activities of the Institute in two fields of compiling the Great Persian Lexicon and teaching Persian to non-Persian speakers, he pointed out that the Institute needs sponsors’ support to accelerate compilation of the Great Persian Lexicon and provide better services to Persian language learners. The meeting was attended by the following group of Iranian culture and language lovers: Prof. Hasan Anvari, Prof. Rasul Shayesteh, Prof. Najafi Asadollahi, Gholam Reza Sotoudeh – the Persian Lexicon compilers, Mr. Shahram Nazeri, the contemporary Iranian tenor and Mr. Ahmad Masjed-Jamei