The officials of the Ministry of Heritage say that the Iraqi authorities have invited Iran to repair Taq Kasra.
The Deputy Minister of Cultural Heritage this year, in his last remarks about the Taq Kasra finally announced the invitation of the Iraqi authorities to restore the Arch; “Recently, we received a letter from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs that we can now conclude an initial management agreement with Iraq, set the framework and prepare a draft memorandum of understanding for the restoration of this Sassanid arch.”
Mohammad Hassan Talebian, who during the past year in response to the media about the actions taken by the custodians of Iran’s cultural heritage to attend to Taq Kasra and restore this valuable world monument; “If they want the Kasra Arch to be repaired definitively, the conditions must be met and they must formally invite us to sign an official memorandum immediately and let the researchers and restorers go to work in that area, otherwise the Ministry of Heritage will, unfortunately.”
This is a global project and everyone can participate in it. To be. We even contacted UNESCO three times to get involved. Restoration of the Kasra arch should be a global process.
Although Hassan Nazem has stated that “the reconstruction and restoration of Taq Kasra have been entrusted to the international coalition for the protection of the world’s cultural heritage called the Alif International Foundation, its last sentence is “We believe that the Iranian experience in this It is perhaps the only window of hope for the restoration of the most important historical monument left by the Sassanid, the tallest brick arch made by man, when it was built by order of Shapur I between 241 and 272 AD.
Taq Kasra is still considered one of the architectural masterpieces of the ancient world and is even considered to be the largest known multiplicative arch in the world.