Iranian President Hassan Rouhani thanked the Ministry of Education, teachers, principal s, and officials for helping reopen schools across the country.
Iran on Saturday opened the new school year after nearly seven months of closure due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Schools in Iran are preparing to begin the new year as new infections and deaths from the coronavirus have dwindled in recent weeks.
US President Donald Trump announced a plan Wednesday to send 125 million reusable masks to schools throughout the country.
Students will go to school on an odd-even plan in the new educational year as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread in the country, Iran’s education minister announced.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said reopening schools in September was a social, economic, and moral imperative.
All schools in Iran will reopen as of Saturday, May 16, after almost three months of closure in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, the minister of education announced.
Moscow will make school attendance optional starting on Monday in a bid to curb the spread of the coronavirus, its mayor said on Saturday.
A lawmaker in Iran said students may have to attend schools during the summer holidays to make up for the sessions they have missed at the time of nationwide closures.
Iran’s administration on Thursday extended the closure of all schools and universities nationwide until the end of the current Iranian year.