For the first time, under the auspices of Tabriz municipality and attendance of East Azerbaijan province governor general, mayor of Tabriz, members of Islamic council of Tabriz, sport authorities etc. Unveiling ceremony of world cup carpets was held in Tabriz municipality central building.
In this ceremony, seven precious carpets, woven by highly-skilled artists from Tabriz, were unveiled to be gifted to Team Melli’s Group Stage rivals at the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Russia, Astan Quds Razavi Museum of holy shrine of Imam Reza (a.s), FIFA Museum and Russian museum.
During the ceremony, commemorative stamp of peace and friendly carpet of Football World Cup 2018 was unveiled as well.
It’s worth mentioning that during the official draw ceremony at Kremlin State Palace in the Russian capital city of Moscow; Team Melli joined the Portugal national football team, nicknamed A Selecção, Spain’s La Furia Roja and Atlas Lions of Morocco in the preliminary round of the tournament.