"The materialistic world has faced dead end in different sectors. So, today is the best possible chance for revising and reconsidering different sciences, including economics, politics and management," President Ahmadinejad told a gathering of university chancellors here on Friday.
President Ahmadinejad said the west materialistic system has over the past decades injected liberal democracy and materialistic culture, liberalized economy and development planning system to nations, only in line with its own goals.
According to the Islamic republic news agency, he said the bullying countries, including the US, have offered or dictated their own colonialist policies in the form of science and scientific achievements to nations and countries to plunder nations' wealth and transfer their own problems to them.
He added that the bullying powers have always named critics of their colonialist policies and strategies as opponents of science and knowledge.
Stressing that Iranian nation's resistance in different scenes and government's defense of country's independence have thwarted the bullying powers' calculations worldwide, the president said, "Today the whole world is exploding. But the Islamic Republic of Iran, thinking and adopting wise policies, has managed conditions and remained immune of current global conditions".
The president said present era is the toughest one of its kind since triumph of the Islamic Revolution and even over the past 100 years.
He said despite all political, economic and propaganda pressures and sanctions, government is proceeding well in different sectors, including in the diplomatic, economic, industrial and cultural scenes.
He went on to say that the 20-Year Vision Plan can be implemented sooner than the schedule.
Elsewhere in his remarks, President Ahmadinejad said training of the faithful, wise and creative individuals is the main duty of universities and high education center.
He said government fully supports universities, and the research institutes.
Prior to the President's speech, Minister of Science, Research and Technology briefed the audience on latest achievements of his ministry.