In the presence of a number of cultural, academic and political figures, as well as the Chairman of the Representative Higher Education Committee, the banner of Imam Hussein (AS) was raised today above the UOK.
The representative from Al-Hussein Holy Shrine, Sheikh Ali Al-Fatlawi, confirmed that raising the flag is considered a motivation for students, professors and staff, to follow the footsteps of Imam Hussein (AS), who sacrificed everything for the glory of Islam and Muslims.
The President of the UOK, Prof. Dr. Akeel Abed Yaseen, confirmed that raising the banner of Imam Hussein (AS) has become an annual tradition for the UOK, and it has now been raised for the third consecutive year in a row.
Also pointing out that this banner is being lifted in the battlefields against the terrorist gangs of ISIS, whom attempt to sow fitnah between the Iraqi people. The ceremony also included the recitation of some religious poems in the love of the Prophet and his household (peace be upon them).