In a meeting on Saturday May 28 with Portuguese Deputy Foreign Minister George Oliveira in Tehran, Iran’s FM Zarif stressed the role of language education in expanding relations between the two countries.
Scientific cooperation among countries is most effective through establishing direct contacts among scientists rather than through government-driven agreements, said the science minister.
A media delegation from neighboring Afghanistan has visited Tehran-based schools where the Afghan refugees and nationals receive educational training.
Students in a school in Hamadan, western Iran, have shaved their heads to show sympathy with their teacher who is terminally ill.
More than 13 million students went to schools across Iran on September 23.
Unconfirmed reports suggest that the University of Iranians has started to admit students in defiance of the science ministry’s revocation of its permit.
Two successful teenagers stress motivation and perseverance for students if they seek to walk down the path of science.
Many people on social networks believe that the decision is aimed at turning up the heat on Iran.
The Afghan minister of higher education has asked the Islamic Azad University to grant scholarships to Afghan students and hire them for research and science-based projects.
Universities need to enjoy independence, security and opportunities to play an effective role in cementing the scientific foundation of the country.