Thousands of Afghan students study at Iranian universities

Qazvin, May 18, IRNA – Afghan Ambassador to Tehran Nasir Ahmad Nour said on Monday that some 11,000 Afghan students are studying at Iranian universities.

Speaking to reporters, he said fortunately there exist good grounds for expansion of relations and to bring the two nations closer.
Sharing historical and cultural commonalities, the two countries can broaden cooperation at international conventions, he said.
Active presence of Afghan students at the Iranian universities is regarded as invaluable assets for both countries, he said.
Educated youths can help explore untapped potentials and the God-given natural resources in Afghanistan, he said.