Tehran(IP)-The Iranian Minister of Science, Research, and Technology stated that the education process is not halted at universities during the pandemic, so the students of MA and Ph.D. degrees can attend in-person to resume their studies by using university welfare facilities while the coronavirus protocols and guidelines are still necessary for all.

Iran PressIran News: Mohammad-Ali Zolfigol, in an exclusive interview with Iran Press on the sidelines of the ceremony of the beginning of the academic year of universities and higher education institutions, stressed that with the approval of the National Task Force Against Coronavirus, MA and Ph.D. students have been able to attend the university since October 7th.

"The Undergraduates will attend the universities from November6 on ", Zolfigol noted.

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During the meeting with the presidents of the universities affiliated with the Ministry of Science, Research, and technology, they were told that they would be supposed to prioritize the presence of students according to their facilities, remarked the minister.

He also expressed hope to contain the disease soon. 

The ceremony of the beginning of the academic year of universities and higher education institutions was held on Monday morning in the presence of President Ebrahim Raisi, Iran's Health Minister Bahram Einollahi, Mohammad-Ali Zolfigol, the Minister of Science, Research and Technology head of Task Force for Fighting Coronavirus, Alireza Zali and other top governmental officials at Tehran University in full compliance with hygienic protocols.


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