Iranian President delivers speech on Higher education's new year

Tehran (IP)- Iranian new academic year (2020-2021) officially commenced today, Sunday, September 14, in the presence of President Hassan Rouhani at the University of Tehran via videoconference.

Iran PressIran News: Minister of Science, Research and Technology Mansour Gholami, Minister of Health, Treatment and Medical Education Saeed Namaki, President of the University of Tehran Mahmoud Nili Ahmadabadi, President of Tehran University of Medical Sciences and Health Services Abbas Ali Karimi, Head of the Assessment Organization Ebrahim Khodaei, Head of the Student Affairs Organization Mojtaba Sedighi and Deputy Minister of Culture Gholamreza Ghaffari attend the ceremony as well.

The representative of the Leader of Iran's Islamic Revolution in universities, Mustafa Rostami, and the Vice President for Science and Technology Affairs Sorena Sattari are also among the guests in this ceremony.

According to the Ministry of Science, due to the outbreak of coronavirus, the new academic year has commenced earlier than previous years due to the viral spread, and each university determines the start time and implementation of educational programs for students.


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