IRNA chief: Universities playing more constructive role in sanction era

Bushehr, Feb 2, IRNA - The managing director of the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) described sanctions and hard economic situations as an opportunity for universities to offer more services to the country and people.

Addressing a meeting with chancellors of Bushehr universities on Friday, Zia Hashemi said due to their high scientific capacities, universities will be able to find solutions for the country’s problems.

Earlier, Hashemi who is touring the southern port of Busherhr said in another speech, “On the eve of the 40th anniversary of the victory of the Islamic Revolution, we are witnessing realization of many of the ideals of the Revolution.”

'However, we need to make bigger efforts to realize other Islamic Revolution ideals,' he added.

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