Friday, April 12, 2024

Iran education minister resigns over teachers’ salaries crisis

Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi has accepted the resignation of Minister of Education Yousef Nouri following the delay in the payment of the teachers’ salaries, and appointed Reza Moradsahraei as the caretaker minister.

Raisi on Monday accepted the resignation of Nouri and appointed Moradsahraei as the caretaker of the ministry.

Moradsahraei, 47, holds a Ph.D. in linguistics and serves as the dean of Farhangian University.

Following the delay in the payment of the teachers’ salaries, the president ordered First Vice President Mohammad Mokher to investigate into the case and deal with any probable malpractice.

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