Iran, Lebanon to expand cooperation in education

Beirut, March 7, IRNA – Lebanese Minister of Education and Higher Education Elias Bou Saab, in a meeting with Iranˈs Ambassador to Beirut Ghazanfar Roknabadi here on Friday, discussed ways of expansion of educational and scientific cooperation between the two countries.


In the meeting, in which Chancellor of Islamic Open University branch in Lebanon Nikzad Manteqi was present too, the final process for issuing official permit for activities of different branches of the university in different Lebanese cities were discussed.

Bou Saab praised Iranˈs progress in the field of science and underlined that common enemy of all of us is the Zionist regime and all Lebanese believe so.

He described terrorist acts of Takfiri groups contrary to religion, morality and human principles and in direction of interests of the Zionist regime and underlined collective confrontation with such an ominous phenomenon.

The ambassador, for his part, felicitated appointment of Bou Saab as the new minister of education and higher education.

Referring to the existing agreements on cooperation in the fields of education and higher education between the two countries, Roknabadi expressed Iranˈs readiness for developing and strengthening such cooperation with Lebanon.

He added that Iranˈs permanent support for anti-Zionist resistance is upon Iranˈs Constitution and among fixed principles of Iranˈs foreign policy.



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