inscription of Pasargadae on the World Heritage List is a
festive and proud day for all Iranians, because the
international community has decided to respect the humanitarian
inheritance of Cyrus the Great after 2,500 years, announced
Ahmad Jalali, Iran’s representative in the UNESCO headquarters
“This is a good omen indicating the voice of humanity and
benevolence would not fade in this world.
voice raised (by Cyrus) in defense of human rights in ancient
Iran is respected today by the international community. The
shared cultural heritage and the understanding of Iran’s
history and culture serve as a crucial instrument to fill the
gap between nations,” Jalali observed.
At the end of his message, the envoy congratulated all Iranians
on the auspicious occasion of having Pasargadae inscribed on the
World Heritage List, the fifth historical property on the
prestigious inventory after Persepolis, Choghazanbil Ziggurat,
Takht-e Suleiman Complex and Naqsh-e Jahan Square.