For her part, Dr. Maryam confirmed that she will be presenting a round of lectures on the Sunni-Shiite relations and their development in Iraq. She will be visiting each of the faculties of Political Science, Law, Arts and Basic Education, within (15) days. The president of the university also clarified that welcoming Dr. Maryam comes within the university’s quest to acquire the UNESCO Chair, noting that the coming period will witness visits of more professors from internationally renowned universities.
The President of the UOK, Prof. Dr. Akeel Abed Yaseen, met with Dr. Maryam Abu Al-Thahab, a researcher at the French Studies Center and a specialist in the Sunni-Shiite conflict in Pakistan. The two sides addressed ways to strengthen the ties between the UOK and French universities, as well as benefiting from the French experiences.