Iran Schools Opened After Seven Months

TEHRAN ( Iran News ) – Iran on Saturday opened the new school year after nearly seven months of closure due to the coronavirus pandemic. “This year, we shoulder a heavier burden of responsibility toward our students,” said President Hassan Rouhani, who oversaw the opening of schools in a video conference broadcast live on state television. “Education will not be closed in our country even under the worst situation,” he said, urging authorities to implement health measures in schools to the level of those in military garrisons