RA EDUCATION AND SCIENCE MINISTER'S VISIT TO IRAN INTENDED MAY 14-18

ARMENPRESS
APRIL 30, 2010
YEREVAN

YEREVAN, APRIL 29, ARMENPRESS: RA Education and Science Minister
Armen Ashotyan will pay an official visit to the Islamic Republic
of Iran May 14-18. An official from the PR office of RA Education
and Science Ministry told Armenpress that the Iranian Ambassador
to Armenia Seyed Ali Saghayan handed the invitation of the Iranian
Minister of Science and Technologies to Armen Ashotyan. Not only
officials from the Ministry, but also the rectors of the two Armenian
higher educational establishments will be in the Armenian delegation.

The rectors will arrive in Iran for promoting the cooperation between
the Armenian and Iranian higher educational establishments. Within
the frames of the visit, the delegation will visit the Armenian
schools, higher educational establishments of Tehran and will meet
with representatives of the Armenian community and parents of Iranian
students studying in Armenia.

The issues on recognizing the diplomas of higher educational
establishments of the two states will be discussed at the meeting
of the counterparts. There are over 24 Armenian schools operating in
Tehran. Armenian educational establishments operate as well in Tabriz,
Urmia and Isfahan.