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Iranian academic joins UNESCO national commission

Tehran, The president of Iran's Technical and Vocational University has been appointed as a member of the National Council for Higher Education of UNESCO National Commission.

The aforementioned commission, of which Ebrahim Salehi became a member, is the highest policy-making body for localization and implementation of UNESCO's programs in the field of higher education.

Other responsibilities of the commission include identifying national capabilities and facilities in higher education, strengthening these capabilities and promoting knowledge through participating in UNESCO's regional and international programs in accordance with the standards and policies of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

The first meeting of the commission was held on Monday (September 3rd) at the UNESCO national commission meeting hall.

Salehi was appointed to the post by Mansour Gholami, the Minister of Science, Research and Technology.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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