Tehran (IP) - Iran's Deputy Minister of Science, Research and Technology for Persian Language and Iranology Development reported the holding of 31 chairs of Persian language and literature in other countries of the world.

Iran PressIran News: Bahador Baqeri said on Saturday that by the end of the current Iranian year, 23 Persian Language Professors would be dispatched to 13 countries of the world. 

Baqeri who attended the annual meeting of the vice presidency for Persian Language and Literature Development said that the Persian courses were taught virtually in the current year due to the outbreak of the coronavirus

The Chairman of the Center for International Scientific Cooperation of the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology of Iran Hossein Salar Amoli said any non-Iranian student in the world who wanted to educate in either Persian Language and Literature or Iranology would be accepted with a scholarship in the ministry. 

"Currently, 58,300 non-Iranian students are studying Persian at universities," he said.

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