(IRNA) - President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said here on Wednesday night, "Our country has achieved sweet advancement in aerospace engineering industries."
Speaking to heads of universities and university professors after a fast breaking feast at a mosque, he added, "Iran has achieved progress in other scientific fields, including peaceful nuclear technology, and AIDS treatment, and we can truly claim that our country's scientific advancement curve is straight upward today." He said, "Today we have a golden opportunity to build our country, and in that path, the seconds are of extreme importance."
The president added, "I sincerely believe that Iran is a powerful country today and that we are capable of constructing our country, so keeping in mind the international status, we need to begin our move from a point."
Focusing on the need to heed the expansion and promotion of Persian language and literature, he said, "Many nations are interested in knowing more about our culture and our identity," adding, "We have many professors capable of teaching in those fields abroad, but we have problems sending them abroad.
Ahmadinejad said that the country's public transportation fleet needs to be fully developed, the pollution level needs to be lowered, and the number of accidents need to be lowered, reports Trend.
On health care and medicine provision, he said, "We need to take entire advantage of the mankind's achievements in these fields, and to redefine our own models appropriately with the up-to-date advancement."