Catalytic Diplomacy

Note to Political Exchange

With Bojnourdi as host, this trip was much more successful than the one hosted by the Iranian Academy of Sciences; of course, it was also two years farther into Iran’s evolution. I met S.M. Beheshti (deputy minister and head of the Iran Cultural Heritage Organization); Seyyed Ataollah Mohajerani, adviser to the president and head of the International Centre for Dialogue Among Civilizations; S.H. Shahrestani, director-general of the Iran National Archives Organization; Dr. Reza Mansouri, deputy minister in research affairs, Ministry of Science, Research, and Technology; and others.

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