IRNA – President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday underlined significance of virtual education amid requirement of Social Distancing to contain spread of coronavirus pandemic.
The president made the remarks while addressing online a ceremony to begin the new Iranian University Year.
The new Iranian University Year began in a ceremony at the University of Tehran earlier on Sunday.
President Rouhani celebrated the new university year in an online ceremony.
Science Minister Mansour Gholami, Health Minister Saeed Namaki and a number of top cultural and scientific figures of the country were among the participants.
A number of newly-enrolled students of the University of Tehran were also present at the ceremony.
The president thanked the Iranian universities for rendering a combination of in-person and virtual education during the pandemic.