UNESCO chief lauds Parvaz Film Festival for receiving int’l award
Director General of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) praised Parvaz International Film Festival based on disability issues for receiving the International Excellence Award For Service to Disabilities.
In a meeting with festival’s secretary Fatemeh Amiri, she expressed hope that she could attend the Third Parvaz International Film Festival due to be held in Tehran early December 2017.
Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment of Government of India Dr Thawarchand Gehlot submitted the award to Ms Amiri on August 23 in New Delhi.
The award giving ceremony was attended by several Indian authorities including two ministers.