Groundbreaking Record in Wickerwork Exports

Iran had not exported any wicker items last year.Iran had not exported any wicker items last year.

Iran has for the first time exported some 800 pieces of wickerwork by artisans in Khuzestan Province to its Arab neighbors in the current Iranian year, which started on March 21.

The achievement is the result of a scheme launched last year by Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization to promote the art, which also helped improve the livelihood of those professionally involved in wickerwork production, Mehr News Agency reported.


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