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UH-Manoa offers Persian language, culture program

HONOLULU (AP) - The University of Hawaii has started a Persian language, linguistics and culture program.

The Manoa campus is offering an introduction to modern Persian language course and an introduction to Persian art, culture history and literature course. The university said Wednesday intermediate or advanced classes are possible, depending on demand.

The new program is made possible through a grant from the Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute.

Persian is the official and national language of Iran.

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