President hails Prof Mirzakhani, winner of topmost world math prize

President Hassan Rouhani in a message on Wednesday congratulated Professor Maryam Mirzakhani for winning the Fields Medal – known as the ˈNobel Prize of mathematics.ˈ

Wed 13 - August 2014 - 20:20

The message addressed to Professor Mirzakhani reads:
I congratulate you for winning the topmost world prize in mathematics.
Today the Iranians can feel proud that the first woman who has ever won the Fields Medal is their fellow citizen. Yes! The most competent must sit at the highest position and must be the most respected.
The entire Iranians, wherever in the world they are, are the assets of this land, and I, as the representative of the Iranian nation, laud your scientific efforts.
I hope your life will be always filled with happiness and success.

Hassan Rouhani
President of the Islamic Republic of Iran

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