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[Adapted from website:] Ferghe News

[Date:] 27 Azar 1400 [18 December 2021]

 

The Closing Ceremony of the Specialized Graphic Workshop “Baha’ism, The Assembly of Betrayal” Was Held.

Yesterday, the closing ceremony of the specialized graphic workshop “Baha’ism: The Assembly of Betrayal” was held in Shiraz with the presence of prominent national enthusiasts and designers.

According to Sect News, yesterday, the closing ceremony of the specialized graphic workshop “Baha’ism, The Assembly of Betrayal” was held in Shiraz with the presence of prominent national enthusiasts and designers.

At the beginning of the programme, Hojatoleslam Kamel Navvab, the secretary of the conference, thanked all those who had worked on enlightening the people during this period and said, “We hope that next year we can expand the work and take a bigger step towards enlightenment.”

Referring to the difficult subject of this workshop, Mohammad-Reza Doust Mohammadi, a graphic designer and university lecturer, said, “This was the most difficult workshop that I have participated in.” For designers, it was a new topic, which aroused concerns about the deviant sects and Baha’ism.

He continued, “In this workshop, we tried to increase our information in this field and gain more skills in this specialized subject ...”

Moshfeghian, the head of the Cultural Department of Shiraz Municipality, while confirming the Baha’i enmity with the Islamic Republic of Iran, praised the organizer of the conference and said that he was happy that the country’s artists were involved in this issue. In the end, he said, we will use prominent designs in the urban space.

At the end, some of the designs prepared in this three-day workshop were broadcast.

It is worth mentioning that Voice of America and the Western media reacted to the conference by supporting the Baha’i sect.