Organized by the Iranian National Carpet Center, the exhibition is slated to be held until August 28.The Persian handmade carpet which was woven for 2022 FIFA World Cup and is slated to be given to FIFA Museum on the sidelines of the international event was unveiled on the first day of the exhibition.

Designed by Hamidreza Arashadi, the carpet is woven by artists of a group in charge of making World Cup carpets. The carpet is slated to be woven in three versions: One for Qatar Football Association, one for the producing company, and one for Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.  

Over 40,000 visitors including traders, researchers and those interested in Persian handmade carpet from Iran and other countries expected to pay a visit to this exhibition.

Iran also plans to hold six exhibitions in Qatar during the World Cup 2022 to be held in the Arab country later this year.

According to Omid Qalibaf, spokesperson of the Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade, a wide range of Iranian goods and services will be showcased during the upcoming events, including food products, furniture and chandeliers, interior decoration, construction material, apparel, hospitality, catering and techno-engineering services.

The official noted that one of the exhibitions will be dedicated to Iranian handicrafts, particularly Persian carpets.

These exhibits will be held in collaboration with Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization of Iran (TPO) as well as Iran’s embassy in Doha, the official added.

In addition to introducing Iran’s export goods to Qatari businessmen, the exhibitions will include business meetings between Qatari and Iranian businessmen, he explained.


Source: Iran Daily