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Tehran Hosts Nomadic Expo

Tehran Hosts Nomadic ExpoTehran Hosts Nomadic Expo

The Third Exhibition of Villagers and Nomadic Capabilities is scheduled to open in Tehran’s Permanent Fairground on Tuesday in the presence of First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri.
The four-day event, according to its official website, is aimed at introducing cultural and tourist attractions in Iranian villages, connecting urban inhabitants with rural people and providing a platform for villagers and nomads to market their products and services.
According to the deputy head of Iran Nomad Affairs Organization, Shapour Alaei-Moqaddam, nomads make up 2% of Iran’s total population with 230,000 households, ILNA reported. These communities reportedly account for 28% of the country’s meat and 35% of handicraft production.


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