58129
Refugees’ Literacy  Rate 60%
People

Refugees’ Literacy Rate 60%

The rate of literacy among Afghan refugees in Iran has reached 60% over the past 30 years, said Ahmad Mohammadifar, director general of the Bureau for Aliens and Foreign Immigrants’ Affairs (BAFIA), at the Interior Ministry. 
“Currently the rate has reached 48.5% for female refugees, mostly Afghans. So far, more than 700,000 Afghans have been provided services by the Literacy Movement Organization,” IRNA quoted him as saying. 
Around 24,000 foreign students are studying in Iranian universities of whom 19,000 are Afghans. In the sixth five-year development plan (2016-2021), the total number of foreign students in the universities is expected to increase to 75,000.

 

Short URL : https://goo.gl/FnwvPA
  1. https://goo.gl/U7SXWH
  • https://goo.gl/gPQztB
  • https://goo.gl/z8g4cW
  • https://goo.gl/LpseUw
  • https://goo.gl/vD6Bnu

You can also read ...

Officials say the action does not impact the completion of the Fourth National Climate Assessment.
The administration of US President Donald Trump has decided to...
Lack of Dialysis Beds
A scheme aimed at expanding dialysis centers has been launched...
Proposal to Create Teachers’ Guild
A bill to establish a guild for teachers has been sent to the...
New Vans for Social Emergency
Some 297 new vans have been purchased and added to Iran’s...
Hajj Pilgrims Safe
Malaria has afflicted several hajj pilgrims but there have...
Arak residents have been going about their daily lives with no knowledge of the level of air quality in the metropolis.
Air quality index in Arak, capital of Markazi Province,...
Sugars in Mother’s Milk Exhibit Antibacterial Properties
Mother’s milk, which consists of a complex and continually...
Boosting the replacement level fertility to 2.1 births per woman is one of the most effective ways of solving aging problem.
The 2016 census shows that the average and median age of...

Add new comment

Read our comment policy before posting your viewpoints

Image CAPTCHA
Enter the characters shown in the image.

Trending

Googleplus