TEHRAN, Sep. 23 (Press Shia) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday rang opening bell of new school year in the country.

Iranian academic year began on Saturday in a ceremony held in Tehran’s ُShahid Modarress Conservatory attended by President Hassan Rouhani, who rang the opening bell of the new learning season.

In Iran, first grade students started their school year with a nationwide ceremony referred to as the “festival of blossoms” on Wednesday. Traditionally, first graders begin classes sooner than the formal opening of the school year day to experience the new environment.

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