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APIF window to present Iran scientific potential

Tehran, AsiaPacific Innovation Forum will be a window for Iran to introduce its technological and innovation ecosystem to the world, secretary of the first edition of the forum said Sunday.

AhmadReza Alai said at the press conference of the AsiaPacific Innovation Forum that the first edition will be held upon Iran's suggestion. Tehran will host the forum. This will also be Iran and the United Nations' first joint event.

The joint invitation letters have been distributed to 62 member countries of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).

The body is comprised of 53 members, mainly from Asia and the Pacific region, and 9 others associate members.

Noting that representatives of 50 member countries have been invited to the forum, Alai said that the event would be an opportunity to present Iran's scientific capacity to the world because the country has high potentials in innovation ecosystem and startup network.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency IRNA

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