His inauguration ceremony was held at the office of the institute on Thursday.

He replaces poet Fazel Nazari, the author of “Cries of the Emperor”, “The Minority” and “Book”, who had held the position since December 2017.

Aliakbarzadeh was the former director the East Azarbaijan branch of the IIDCYA. He is also the author of several books, including “Colors and Training”, “Colors in Children’s Painting”, and the short story collection “Fragrance of Hope and Experience”.

Source:Tehran Times