LAHORE - Director General Culture Centre of Iran Abbas Famoori Wednesday called on Lahore College for Women University Vice Chancellor Dr Sabiha Mansoor here at her office. On the occasion, Dr Sabiha Mansoor emphasised the need to enhance cooperation among Islamic countries in the field of education. She said that Iran and Pakistan had a common historical as well as cultural background. She said both the countries can make the best use of each others talent by exchange programme. Universities from both sides can sign MOUs to develop cooperation in academic and cultural fields. Iran is an exemplary country where women are free to perform their vital role in national development, she added. The VC said the LCWU also had initiated a number of comprehensive programmes for women development. Abbas Famoori said Iranian Study Centre at LCWU was the symbol of Pak-Iran friendship and Iran would do more to increase this cooperation in the field of education and culture. He said Iran would offer scholarships to LCWUs students in the field of languages, literature and culture. He expressed his hope that Iran Study Centre would be proved an impressive plate form for the promotion of Persian and Urdu as well. The meeting was also attended by Dean of Social Science Riffat Saqlain, Dean of languages Noshaba Farooq and LCWU Incharge Iranian Study Centre Faleeha Kazmi.