Moulages dedicated to OPEC are a symbol of Iranian cultureTuesday, June 6, 2023
The head of the National Committee of Iranian Museums (ICOM) said: The mollages donated to the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) are Iran's special ambassador in Vienna and a symbol of Iranian culture.
According to the report of the public relations of management of the Museums and Documents Center of Oil Industry, today (Saturday, Ordibehesht 30/ May 20), during the presentation ceremony of the Mollage of bituminous containers of the National Museum of Iran to be donated to the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) on the sidelines of the oil exhibition, Seyed Ahmad Mohit Tabatabaii said: Oil In Iran, is more than 5 thousand years old and closely related to Iranian culture and civilization.
He stated that the Mollages prepared to be presented to OPEC, indicate the civilization of Khuzestan, adding: These Molages show that oil is rooted in our social and cultural beliefs.
The head of the Persian branch of the International Council of Museums (ICOM) stated that before the first oil well was drilled in Texas, USA, oil was used in other parts of the world without drilling a well (spring), and clarified: This oil was in Baku (Iran) and the same oil was one of the main reasons for the beginning of Russia's wars with Iran. Britain tried hard to separate Baku from Iran.
Mohit Tabatabai emphasized that the world's first oil extraction and export was in Iran and from Baku, and stated: Therefore, it is necessary to pay attention to this issue in the form of a research topic while reviewing historical documents and objects.
The 27th International Oil, Gas, Refining and Petrochemical Exhibition with the slogan "Oil Industry; Technological Production and optimal consumption" started on Wednesday, Ordibehesht 27/ May 17, and ended today (Saturday, Ordibehesht 30/ May 20).